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How to change engine oil?

Hi guys I just know how to drive thats it , zero in car mechanics
I want to change my car's engine oil and oil filter.I have purchased both as per the given manual and specs.  Please help me to locate the nut to drain out the oil first I got 1988 Toyota Corolla AE82 Hatchback The manual says to loosen the nut but i cannot see from top. can anyone post the picture.
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  • esage1 May 24, 2009

    thanks , will give a try 

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You can't see it from the top because the oil pan and drain plug are on the bottom of the engine. You will probably have to jack up the car in order to crawl underneathand reach the drain plug.

You should change the oil when the car is cold, otherwise you'll end up with hot oil spilling onto your hands. You'll also need a pan that holds 2 gal of liquid and place it under the car beneath the drain plug.

Remove the plug, drain the oil, replace the plug. Remove and replace trhe filter. then refill with oil. Do not over fill

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