1. Jack up the front of the car ensuring that the handbrake
2. Place a large suitable container under the sump.
3. Using a suitable socketl, carefully unscrew the plug
- catching the oil as it is released from the sump.
4. When all the oil has drained - remove the oil filter
located on the front of the engine, remove the filter
either by using a special tool or by carefully piercing
the filter with a long screwdriver and then twisting
5. Refit the sump plug using a new copper washer - tighten
up until firm and then a fraction more.
6. Smear some new oil onto the rubber seal of the new
filter and carefully screw back in. Hand tight should
7. Let car down off jack and pour 4 litres of oil into
the engine through the filler cap - do this gradually
checking the oil guage in the car (ignition on if still
working) and with the dip-stick, if the oil reaches
the right level before 4 litres, stop pouring.
8. Re-check oil levels, top up if necessary.
9. When you are satisfied that the oil level is correct
check under car and around filter for obvious leaks,
if none are present start car and idle until engine
reaches operating temperature. Check Oil pressure -
Should be 0.7bar idle, however it sould not be lower
then 0.5 bar. If leaks are present check tightness of
sump plug and oil filter.
10. Switch off engine when it reaches operating temperature.
Check for leaks once again.
11. Once you are satisified that there are no leaks
and engine oil level is correct test drive car checking
oil pressure regularly and intermittantly checking oil
levels as usual.