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Learn2 Change Your Oil (continued)
Step 5: Finish it up

You're almost home! All you have to do is add the new oil and clean up.

  • On top of the engine you'll find a knob that says "oil." Unscrew it and pour in the amount and type of oil recommended for your car. Look in your manual for the location of the knob if it's not obvious. Save the bottles for the disposal of the old oil.
  • Screw the knob back on and wipe the area clean with the rag. Close the hood and start the engine.
  • With the engine running, carefully check around the filter for any leaks. A leak will appear as some seepage at the oil filter connection or on the filter. If there is a leak, tighten up the oil filter a little more. If no leaks are found, back the car off of the ramps.

Pour the oil out of the pan, and using the funnel, transfer it to the empty oil bottles or milk containers. Take the used oil to the motor oil recycler that you found (you did find one, right?).

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Step 3: Drain the old oil
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