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Empty filter when I removed the oil filter on my 2.0 lx, it was empty, is it because of the angle?

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Yes, oil drains out of the filter once the engine is switched off.

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5. 1/2 inch socket *
6. Lift Jack*
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7. Install oil filter into engine bay. DO NOT over tighten! Tight to the proper torque spec (24 N/m) or if you do NOT have a torque wrench tight a 1/4 turn past hand tight.
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