Inspect the cover and retainer seals. Replace them
if they are damaged.
Install the cover and element assembly carefully to
avoid seal damage.
Clean and install the drain plug. Tighten it to 35 5
lb. ft. (45 7 N.m).
Start the engine and operate at low idle. Check for
leaks. Check the oil level with the engine running.
Always inspect the cooling system with the engine
Remove the radiator cap slowly to relieve pressure.
Steam can cause personal injury.
Assemble the new element to the cover. Install the
retainer and nut. Torque the nut to 12 2 lb. ft. (17
Keep the level between the ADD and FULL marks
on the dipstick.