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How to change the oil in a Pontiac Grand AM.

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Place wheel ramps in front of the front tires.
  • Place wheel ramps in front of the front tires.

  • Carefully drive car onto wheel ramps.

  • Set parking brake and place a wedge between a rear tire to prevent rollback.

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Gather oil drip pan, oil filter wrench, socket wrench and socket.
  • Gather oil drip pan, oil filter wrench, socket wrench and socket.

  • Locate oil drain plug (as shown in picture) and place oil drip pan under plug.

  • Using the socket wrench and socket, remove the oil drain plug by turning it counterclockwise.

  • Allow oil to drain into oil drip pan for 10-15 minutes.

  • Screw oil drain plug back in until hand tight. Using socket wrench and socket, turn oil drain plug one more full rotation.

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  • Locate the oil filter (as shown in picture) and place oil drip pan underneath.

  • Using oil filter wrench, loosen oil filter. Remove rest of the way by hand. Be careful as filter is full of oil.

  • Allow oil to drip into pan for 5-10 minutes.

  • Lightly coat rubber seal on new filter with fresh oil.

  • Screw on new filter until hand tight.

  • Dispose of used oil at local auto store or repair shop.

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  • Pop open hood.

  • Locate the oil fill cap (as shown in picture) and remove.

  • Place funnel into hole and carefully pour four fresh quarts of oil into funnel.

  • Replace oil fill cap and close hood.

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  • Remove wedge from rear tires.

  • Disengage parking brake and slowly back off of ramps.

  • Allow car to run for about 5 minutes.

  • Check for any leaks around oil filter and oil drain plug.

  • If any leaks, tighten oil filter or oil drain plug.

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Conclusie

Check your engine oil every 1000 miles. Engine oil should be changed every 3000 miles, but consult your manual for specific mileage intervals.

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