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Oil filter change Alfa Romeo Spider 2007 - 2011 Petrol 2.2 JTS

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Alfa Romeo Spider 2007 - 2011  | 2.2 JTS Oil filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
General location of oil filter
Always buy the correct model-specific filter socket. Using a 32mm socket, fit the tool securely onto the oil filter housing. ALWAYS use the correct tool for this job. Any other tool will damage the oil filter housing
Loosen the oil filter housing by unscrewing anticlockwise. Remove by hand. Old oil will be released, so have a tray handy. Remove filter
You are now ready to refill the engine with fresh oil. Unscrew the oil filler cap
Pour half the new oil in first, wait a minute for the oil to go to the sump, now start adding smaller amounts. Keep checking the dipstick level. Fill to the upper mark on the dipstick. DO NOT OVERFILL
Keep checking the dipstick level, the final level should read just below the MAX position on the dipstick
MAX - MIN dipstick positions
Always replace the dipstick and oil filler cap. Now start the engine and idle for a minute or so. Switch off and check for any leaks, finally check oil level again on dipstick
Clean area and replace filter. Fit any sealing rings supplied with the replacement filter