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How to change oil on a v6 solara 2002. Where is the filter located? How big is the socket for the drain plug and how many quarts of oil does the car require?

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Since there are so many variations of the particular car you own, i recommend you go to the local auto parts store pick up a manual and follow the instructions there...it will have a detailed step by step on how to do it...

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