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Replacing the oil on a '07 Nissan Pathfinder

Do I need to remove the skid plate to change the oil on a 2007 Pathfinder? I have been told that I need to but there are also no aftermarket manuals to verify. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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No the drain plug is right there and there is a 10 millimeter bolt holding a trap door for the filter so no you dont

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How do i change my oil?


Remove filler cap,
lift car
then from under the car remove oil pan drain plug.
Allow oil to drain into an oil waste pan.
Change oil filter also ..located under skid plate..use filter wrench to remove filter. Be careful as filter is full of oil ..drain in waste pan
wipe filter mounting plate clean..put a thin coating of oil on new filter gasket before spinning it on to the mounting plate..hand tighten and then tighten about 3/4 more turn.. reinstall drain plug. do not over tighten or you can strip the threads. Install correct viscosity and amount of oil start engine. let run to get pressure up. shut off engine, check level with dipstick and close cap....you are done.

Feb 12, 2015 | 2010 Nissan Frontier

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Location of oil filter


The 2007 Tundra 5.7l engine doesn't have a spin on filter - it uses a replaceable paper cartridge within a permanent housing. Located under the skid plate on the front-left portion of the engine, the oil filter unit has two coolant hoses, a black plastic screw-in housing, and a large, metal, round screw with a 1/2" square fitting in the middle of it. The cartridge-type oil filter is in the housing.

If equipped with a skid plate, access is accomplished by removing the 5 skid plate bolts, allowing the plate to swing down on integrated hangars (with the front plastic bumper skirt still attached). To completely remove the skid plate, three small screws holding it to the front plastic bumper skirt must also be removed.

Toyotafilter kits contain a new filter cartridge, a plastic drain plug, and two O-rings. The drain plug is used to drain residual oil from the filter unit prior to removing the plastic screw-in housing. After removing the large, metal, round screw with a 1/2" square fitting in the middle of it, the plug simply snaps into the bottom of the plastic housing. The smaller of the two new O-rings replaces the existing O-ring on the screw.

Once drained, the plastic screw-in filter housing is removed using a filter wrench (Toyota special service tool). The larger of the two new O-rings replaces the existing O-ring on the screw-in housing. VERY CLOSE ATTENTION must be paid in placing the new O-ring - failure to properly seat the new O-ring could result in a massive oil leak! The filter itself is currently only available from Toyota.

Aug 15, 2010 | 2007 Toyota Tundra

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Oil change without replacing filter


With out oil filter 3.6 qts
with oil filter 3.9 qts.

Mar 30, 2010 | 1997 Nissan Pathfinder

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Oil filter location


ok on that vehicle it is under the front skid plate , there is either a hole in it showing you the filter is there, if there is not a hole there then you have to take the skid plate off using a 10mm socket, and the filter is right there.... ALL VAHICLES HAVE OIL FILTERS, either the can type, or a paper filter under a round cap with a plastic nut on top of it... that other guy needs to learn about vehicles before trying to help someone cause he doesn't know the right stuff...

Jun 13, 2009 | 2007 Nissan Xterra Off Road

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Oil change


I own a 2005 Xterra Off Road and if yours is an "Off Road" model, you have skid plates. Your oil filter is located behind a little door on the bottom of one of the skids. Two screws hold the door on. As for the oil pan, it is most likely just hidden by a skid as well. It will be on the very bottom of the engine.

May 23, 2009 | 2007 Nissan Xterra Off Road

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Replacing the skid plate on 07 Tahoe Z71


Remove bumper or use a swivel adapter to remove

Apr 29, 2009 | 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Oil change on a tundra


No special wrench needed for filter.
The oil filter is located in the front of the engine on the right side, down at the bottom.
It's easier to change the filter by taking of the front skid plate underneath. You'll need a 12mm socket to take it off.

If you try to get it from the top, you'll get oil all over the skid plate and have a big mess to clean up. Plus, you may damage the radiator by leaning on it.

Apr 16, 2009 | 2007 Toyota Tundra

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1995 nissan pathfinder


You'll probably have to change the clutch plate on the flywheel. You'll have to get a floor jack, but a transmission jack is easier to remove the transmission. To remove the transmission you'll have to remove the tortion bars on both front wheels. Also, you'll have to remove the crossmember aft of the transfer case. You'll also have to remove the front and rear drive shafts. The manual says you should keep the transfer case from leaking oil out the back. but, you can just top it off after you're done. Be careful not to damage the seal seal for the rear drive shaft. Anyway, once you get the transmission and transfer case out (you'll have to remove the shift and transfer case levers), you should have enough space to remove the clutch plate from the flywheel on the engine. You should have an alignment tool to make sure the clutch plate is aligned with the crankshaft so you can put the transmission back on.

Feb 04, 2009 | 1995 Nissan Pathfinder

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2008 nissan armada oil change


Not unless you can reach it from the top. make sure you put some WD-40 on the bolts so they come off easy next time.

Jul 13, 2008 | 2008 Nissan Armada

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