Keep the small rubber O-ring - it will be stuck on either the housing or plug itself - you will need it later to drain the filter housing cap. The tubing will direct the flow of oil into the drain pan without the mess. Re-insert the oil drain bolt and spin it in a few turns by hand in the clockwise direction to prevent it from becoming cross threaded. Even if it's out of sync and not illuminated now you want to reset it. They work on all Makes. With hood open - remove the oil fill cap which is located on the top right hand side of the engine.
For more information and service cost see below table. I have maybe 5 customers of mine that come in wanting a different brand of oil than i offer but trust us to do the work. Running an engine that has been over filled with oil may cause damage to seals, gaskets or other components. I think the tolerances are too tight. I watched the guy do the work. You may not need to pour in the entire 4. If oil light stays on for longer than 15 seconds - shut engine off and check oil level While engine is running, look under vehicle and check for any oil leaks.
Let vehicle sit for about 15 minutes and then check oil. For more update stay tuned. Get a firm mental picture of the entire process so there will be no skipped steps or unwanted surprises. On the upside, the old buttons and dials were replaced with larger ones, making it easier for the driver to use the controls, and the technology interface is more intuitive. I used it on my 2008 Toyota Sienna. The most notable changes for 2014 include an available Technology Package with a blind spot warning system and rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and automatic high-beam headlights.
In my instance, after pulling up on ramps vehicle is level. If the oil drain bolt is equipped with a crush washer, inspect it and replace it if necessary. Keep in mind - this is a beginner level service thread. Warning: keep hands, fingers, body parts, etc. Set cap aside for now being careful not to drop it down in the engine compartment: Remove yellow handled oil dipstick which is located on front side of engine.
Now is the time to torque down the oil filter housing cap and plug. Dispose of used oil filter properly. Just give it a slight push and it will snap into place. My dealer apparently returns last container as Subaru capacity is not quite 5 qts. Recommended oil for my 2014 Rav4 Product Name Product Description Capacities Product Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil Awesome cleaning power! Amsoil synthetics will provide you with less worry about changing your engine oil so often and offers superior protection such as better operating temperatures and mileage. It is jam packed with extra engine protection, which allows you to go up to 12,000-miles or one year, whichever comes first, between oil changes! Next time just let them use their oil and their filter, and everything will be fine.
The only thing different is the oil. Donations are not tax deductible. Once the oil is at the correct level, replace the oil filler cap and re-insert the dipstick. Submitted 2018-12-19 By Carlos From Undisclosed Not awesome but did the trick. I do it for several reasons. A little oil may come out but not much.
If you have everything ready, it only takes about 30 minutes maybe a little longer the first time from start to finish. Now you are ready to drain any oil left in the filter housing cap. When I do an oil change, I only refill it with 4. I believe the teeth on the sides is what really grabbed the filter to put on and take off. At this point the oil might have read slightly low on the dipstick. The filter drain plug was a pain to use.
The gasket may be stuck on the oil pan or be on the oil plug. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Oil Filter stock in-person! Note: Oil light will be illuminated for a few seconds until oil is circulated. Buy a nice purolator, Wix, or Mobil 1 instead. Do a great thing for the environment! If you are like me I use ramps in my driveway. Plan ahead to make sure you have all the tools and supplies needed for a upcoming oil change: 0W-20 motor oil - 4.