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Where is the oil drain plug located?

Where is the oil drain plug located?

oil pan
The drain plug is a large nut or plug located under the oil pan at the bottom of the engine. If you can’t reach your oil drain plug easily, you’ll have to either crawl under your car to reach it or jack up the car.

How many quarts of oil does a 1996 Chevy s10 take?

4.5 quarts
Capacity: 4.5 quarts (with filter)After refill check oil level.

Where is the oil filter located on a 1997 Chevy s10?

Move the drain pan slightly forward, toward the front of the vehicle. Align it under the oil filter door on the splash guard. The door is marked “Oil Filter Access.”

Where is the dipstick on a Chevy s10?

The Chevy S-10 dipstick can be found on the rear driver’s side of the engine compartment. It will have a ring size handle on it and be in a tube that is coming out of the base of Your engine at the oil pan.

Is changing oil easy?

It’s a simple process that requires few tools, and it’s a sure way to save some money while you avoid the hassle of sitting in a dull waiting room somewhere reading outdated magazines. More than anything, the basic oil change is a great way to connect with your vehicle and take some control over its maintenance.

Should I check my oil when the engine is hot or cold?

1. Park your car on level ground to ensure you get an accurate reading. Turn off the engine and wait 10 to 15 minutes for it to cool down. Manufacturers used to recommend that you check your oil when the engine was cold, to give the oil a chance to settle in the oil pan.

Whats the difference between 10w30 and 5w30?

10w30 is thicker than 5w30 because it has a higher viscosity in low temperatures. The engine oil will flow slower than 5w30 during the cold season. Thicker or higher viscosity metal oil has a better seal compared to low viscosity oil. Thicker oil offers better lubrication of motor and engine parts.

How much oil does a 93 s10 take?

The 1993 Chevrolet S-10 requires 4.1 quarts of 5W-30 motor oil.

How many quarts of oil does a 1997 Chevy s10 take?

Where is the oil filter located on a 1999 Chevy s10?

For the 2.2L 4 cylinder it is at the passenger front side of the engine near the bottom. For the V6 is at the left rear bottom (driver’s side) if it is 2 wheel drive or mounted on an adapter near the steering linkage under an access shield if it is 4 wheel drive.