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Can u change oil filter on Focus 1.6tdci 2009 model without loosing oil.(changed oil but could not get at filter so had to leave it.Or can i wait for next oil change to replace filter. Thanks

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Whenever you remove and install a new oil filter you always lose some oil.On this particular model you should expect to lose about half a quart of oil.If you have the capabilities to change the filter then I would definitely recommend it.However, if you can not then it's not going to cause extreme damage to the vehicle, as long as this isn't done all the time.....Hope I could help!!!! rate me accordingly:)

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