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2003 Saturn ION Engine Oil and Oil Filter Replacement Removal Procedure

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Download 1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Place a drain pan under the oil drain plug. 3. Remove the oil pan drain plug. Important: DO NOT use an open end wrench on the hex on top of the oil filter cap. 4. Use a 32 mm (1 1/4 inch) socket on the hex on the top of the oil filter cap, or an oil filter wrench on the outside diameter of the oil filter cap. 5. Remove the oil filter cap with filter. 6. Remove the filter from the cap. Installation Procedure 1. Install the filter to the cap. 2. Install the oil filter cap with filter. Notice: Over torquing the oil filter cap may cause damage to the oil filter cap resulting in an oil leak. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions. Important: DO NOT use an open end wrench on the hex on top of the oil filter cap. 3. Use a 32 mm (1 1/4 inch) socket on the hex on the top of the oil filter cap, or an oil filter wrench on the outside diameter of the oil filter cap. – Tighten the oil filter cap until fully seated, DO NOT exceed 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.). 4. Install the oil pan drain plug. – Tighten the oil pan drain plug to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.). 5. Lower the vehicle. 6. Fill the engine with oil