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Oil filter Where is the oil filter located in my car so i can change the filter?

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Behind the engine in the middle, about 18 inches or so down. It should be easy to see from above the engine as a cylinder sticking out the back of the engine.

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it is undewr the car next to the engine oil sump plug to the right about 10cm

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If you go to a reputable motor factor,
you can only be sold the correct filter for the civic.
As there are soo many variables in engine type, it's almost impossible to tell, oil volume, or which type filter.
However, I will say, be sure that you don't mix semi-synthetic oil, and mineral oil.
Oil changes should be undertaken every 30,000 miles, (unless under extra work load, (in which case, slightly more regularly))

Otherwise, 10/40 or 15/40 grade oil, is perfectly fine.
The trick to not overfilling the oil, is simply just to take your time, clean the dip stick and retry, until you have the correct reading.

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SOURCE: I need to change the oil and filter. What size is

Make sure your car is off and cool (cannot have been running for the last hour as the oil will burn)

Owner's manual will say exactly what oil and oil filter to use. Most stores have cross reference sheets as well

You'll need a socket wrench with an adapter for the oil filter and an adapter for the drain plug
You could get an oil filter strap as well instead of the adapter.
Your filter will be located on the bottom of the engine, either on the front or back of it

Remove the filler cap on the top of the engine....

Put a drain tray under the drain pan and remove the drain plug (it will leak oil out as you're loosening it). Do not lose the drain plug as you'll be using it still. Check plug to see if there's any extra metal on it (ie. engine parts are grinding) Let drain and then repeat for oil filter.

Once completely drained, put the plug back in and then poor a bit of oil into the oil filter and then reinstall the filter. Pour the required amount of oil in through the top of the engine and close the cap....

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Rule of thumb; if you can't find the oil pan then you do NOT have the skill it takes to change the oil!

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SOURCE: oil filter location for KIA Borrego 3.8 for filter

This is for a 96' , 3.8L but it's all I could find, but will check again if no help. Let me know.

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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  1. First off, determine if changing oil in your vehicles is something that you really want to do if you have never done so before. There are some up-front expenses that must be considered to perform the work safely and you must have a location to perform the work too. To purchase the tools required and perform only a single oil change would not be very economical. But, changing oil over the life of each vehicle will average the cost of the tools so they end up being very inexpensive.

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This is for a 96' , 3.8L but it's all I could find, but will check again if no help. Let me know.

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