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Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Sunshine Coast,Queensland, Australia
Drives: 2005 Kia Cerato LD [2L petrol] manual, 1986 Nissan Pulsar hatch
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Do as Ken99 has said and you can't go wrong. I have a 2005 Cerato [ mechanically the same as your car], if you can get the car up a little off the ground you can remove and replace the filter without having to remove the splash tray under the car, just don't burn yourself on the exhaust , it runs close by the filter. If your can run the car onto some wooden blocks around 3-4 inches thick it gives you enough height to work ok. The amount of oil is 4Litres with filter in metric I usually add 3.5L start the car briefly to fill the filter, wait a little while for things to settle, and then add the rest slowly and keep checking the dipstick as I go to make sure I don't overfill.
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Last edited by pulsar86; 04-08-2010 at 01:13 AM.