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How many quarts of oil? How do you get to the oil filter?

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The oil filter is most easy to get from under the vehicle. If you have a jack, lift the front passenger side of the car enough to crawl behind the front passenger tire. The oil filter will be on the back of the engine right above the drive axle.

ATTN: The oil filter can be easily mistaked for the transmission filter which is located on the front of the engine on the drivers side.

I am unsure the the exact specification of oil capacity. You can find it in the owners manual or ask the guy at the auto parts store they can look it up. I would put in 3.5,start it let it run for ten seconds then shut it off and check the oil level and add if needed. It wont take more than 4.5

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