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Oil filter change Ssangyong Rexton 2005 - 2012 Diesel RX270 2.7

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Ssangyong Rexton 2005 - 2012  | RX270 2.7 Oil filter change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 4
General location
Here is the oil filter cartridge
Using a 14 FACED - 76mm filter wrench socket. Ffit 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 anti clockwise. Remove by hand. Old oil will be released - have a tray handy
Remove filter, clean area and replace filter. Fit any sealing rings supplied with the replacement filter
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. DO NOT OVERFILL
Keep checking the dipstick level, it should be just below the MAX level on the dipstick
MAX-MIN dipstick positions
Always replace the dipstick, oil filler cap and engine cover. Now start the engine and idle for a minute or so. Switch off and check for any leaks, finally recheck the oil level again on the dipstick