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You will need to locate the oil drain plug. Take the plug out and let all of the oil drain out then replace the oil drain plug and refill the with the proper amount of oil minus the capacity of the oil filter(normaly 1/4 ro 1/2 qt). You could try to put the plug in after a little has drained out if you dont mind getting messy but i would be sure and buy enough oil to compleatly refill the car just incase you dont get it back in soon enough.

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