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Changing my own oil on my 2001 Jeep Cherokee

How do I replace the oil filter when I change the oil myself? There seems to be so much stuff there!

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Do you have the 4.0 in line 6 cylinder engine? If you do, I believe the oil filter is located at the back of the engine, passenger side, and can be removed from above. You can pick up a oil filter wrench at the auto parts store when you buy your oil and filter. It may take a little manuevering to get the wrench on, but once it's loosened just a bit, you can take it off by hand. Once removed, clean off the area where the filter mounts with a clean rag, use your finger to coat the gasket of the new filter with clean oil, and install according to directions on filter, or filter box. Many parts stores and fast lube businesses will take your used oil and properly dispose of it (for free). Good Luck countrycurt0

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