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Oil filter change Lexus IS 1999 - 2005 Petrol 200

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Lexus IS 1999 - 2005  | 200 Oil filter change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 5
General location of the oil filter
The oil filter is located here
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 the oil level again on the dipstick
Before fitting the new filter, smear the sealing ring of the oil filter with a thin film of fresh oil, it makes it easier to remove next time. Now clean the filter area on the engine with paper towel and screw on new filter until it touches, then tighten
You are now ready to refill the engine with fresh oil. Open the oil filler cap and use a funnel to avoid spillage
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 dipstick level fill to the upper mark on the dipstick. DO NOT OVERFILL
Keep checking the dipstick level, it should be just below the MAX level on the dipstick
MAX-MIN dipstick positions
Don't forget to replace the dipstick and oil filler cap securely. Run the engine, let it idle for a few minutes, switch off. Check for any oil leaks finally recheck oil level on dipstick