Replacing the Engine oil in my CST-V



Mobil 1 5W 30
WIX oil filter 57060




Oil filter cap wrench




Get the car on ramps




Verify the oil filter cap wrench fits




Verify the oil filter cap wrench fits




Drain plug is 15mm




Prepare the drain pan.
Remove the oil cap on the top of the motor, and pull dip stick up a little.




Remove the drain plug, and allow oil to drain.




Clean drain plug




Start to loosen the oil filter.
Remove wrench and loosen with your hand.




Allow the oil to drain until you can remove the filter.




Clean the sealing surface of the oil filter.




Clean the sealing surface of the drain plug.




1/2 fill the oil filter (with oil) before you install it.




Lubricate the rubber seal with oil.




Get a torque wrench with 15mm socket, and set to 18ft lbs




Tighten the drain plug to 18 ft/lbs




Install new oil filter.




Tichten to 22 ft/lbs.




Install 6 quarts of oil and look for leaks.




After test drive, verify for any leaks and check oil level.