We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Malibu. When you change your own oil, you know that you are putting quality oil in your Malibu and that the filter is being changed too. If it isn't already, warm up the engine for a few minutes to suspend contaminants in the oil and help the old oil flow out more quickly. The fuel filter is located inside the gas tank. This premium aftermarket replacement cartridge oil filter is manufactured to meet your expectations for fit, form, and function.
This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2007 Chevrolet Malibu. It was a cool morning here when I did the change and I'm thinking maybe it just took a few minutes for the thicker stuff in the tube to move through allowing the hotter oil upstream to then gush out. Cool, I ran the hose out the rear boat drain plug, ensuring I kept the line flat along the bottom of the boat. It requires special tools to replace, but they are cheap at the parts store. Just did the first oil change on my 97 sunsetter and had the same issue. Seeking a high mileage oil? You also have to replace the O-ring on the cap.
That would depend on the car it is in, because of the size of the oil pan. Note: I am not a registered charity. The first step is to jack up the passenger side of the car and then secure it with two jack stands. The correct parts may vary depending on the model year, trim level and engine type 3. I was so slow at first I too wondered if there wasnt a valve or something I had to open. Purolator is the best and if it aint broke i dont switch it. You may be able to remove the old oil filter just by turning it counter clockwise by hand.
Look under the driver side bumper just in front of the tire. There is a heat shield over it, but I couldn't get to the nuts easily, but found I didn't need to remove the heat shield. The filter itself is more like the guts of … a typical filter. I warmed up the engine on a water hose,stopped the engine, then I pulled the brass plug out of the end of the hose. Add oil so that it is at the full mark and not over that. Bought a plastic pump that is driven by a drill.
For cars made prior to the 1980's, this filter might be okay. There are two retainer screws that hold a plastic cowling in place. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the TheMalibuCrew Family today! If you wish to order over the phone, call the highlighted phone number in yellow above right now. It is to the rear of the tank, dead center. Purolator Pure One filter is 5 microns. It should be accessible through a small door in the side panel of the trunk. It's recommended that you purchase a special tool to take it off, but vice grips will work in a jam.
Look for a round black cap with a big nut shaped top. You'll see a black plastic cap with a hexagonal head. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. Send us a comment if our procedures are correctly. An oil filter wrench can make removing a stubborn oil filter much easier and they only cost a few dollars. Went to Lowes and got the fittings and a clear hose for the other end of the pump and turned the drill on.
Keeps engine clean and sludge free. Running an engine with too much oil can cause damage to the seals, gaskets or other components. The owner's manual of this 2006 Chevrolet Malibu specified that 4 quarts of oil is needed for an oil change with a new oil filter. Nate, you must be draining the trans or something. This will help the o-ring create a better seal, prevent leaks, and makes it easier to remove during the next oil change. Purolator Classic is cheaper and is 20 microns. The cap twists off with the oil filter still attached, but it easily pops off.
Y … ou should then see the cap in the described location. PrefCust 1 Any one of the filters below are suitable to be used in your vehicle. You kindof have to look up. The only other thing I did was take both oil filler caps off thinking maybe that would release any kind of vacuum that would slow the draining process, but I've changed oil in cars plenty of times and never had to do that, dunno. It is built into the block. .