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Can oil be put in a car while it is running?

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2007-07-20 03:19:25
2007-07-20 03:19:25

You may get splashed with hot oil and get burned if you add oil with the car running, why don't you just turn the car off and add it??

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well, i think u just put oil in it and put it in a car or something


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the same way you would on any other car. there is a drain plug on the bottem of the oil pan you take that bolt out and let the oil drain and then you take the oil filter off . and make sure after all the oil is all drained out you put the plug back in the oil pan. replace the oil filter and put it back on and put oil back in the car



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