Figure 2. Dipstick
2. To change engine oil and filter proceed as follows:
Allow the engine to cool for approximately 30 minutes before adding oil. The
engine is hot and presents a burn hazard. Coming in contact with hot engine
parts may cause severe injury.
The engine must be in level position and switched off. Be sure to change the oil when
the engine is warm (not hot) so that the engine oil remains easy to drain. Be sure to
collect the used oil and dispose of as regulated waste in accordance with Unit SOP
and local regulations.
a. Wipe clean around the oil filler cap (figure 3, item 1) taking care so that no foreign particles
b. Remove the filler cap (figure 3, item 1).
Remove the oil pan drain plug (figure 4, item 1) and drain the engine oil completely into an
approved drip pan as regulated waste.
d. Using oil filter wrench, loosen and remove oil filter (figure 5, item 1). Discard of old filter in an
e. Apply light coat of engine oil to the new oil filter O-ring (figure 5, item 2).
Hand tighten the new filter (figure 5, item 2) until its sealed face comes in contact with the O-