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Oil filter change Dodge Nitro 2007 - 2010 Diesel 2.8 CRD

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Dodge Nitro 2007 - 2010  | 2.8 CRD Oil filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
The location of oil filter is in here
You will need to release this plastic box, which is connected to the car's wiring, and place it to one side
Here it is
Fit a 27mm filter wrench socket securely onto the oil filter housing. ALWAYS use the correct tool for this job. Any other tool will damage the oil filter housing
You are now ready to refill the engine with fresh oil. Unscrew the oil filler cap and add a funnel
Always using a funnel, pour half in first, wait a minute for the oil to go to the sump. Now add smaller amounts, and 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
Remove engine cover to gain better access to the oil filter cartridge
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