This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2000 Oldsmobile Alero. This port is on top of the transmission under the hood and is usually red or black in color. Used engine oil is among the more disatrously nasty chemicals you will ever realistically be exposed to. It is a little hard to see but if you look straight down under where the air tube is that comes from the air box it is there. Wait 30 minutes and check the oil level.
You now know the capacity. But this comes from someone who has put a 455 Toro in the rear of an S10, and a W-4 … 1 in a Fiero. Pour in 4 quarts of the correct weight oil and then start the engine. Good luck, be cool, and don't over-tighten these bolts! Check our Check also Complete photo gallery and specs - click the button below: Photo of the moment: Photo: © Nissan Motor Co. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Alero. That is right where you slide under the car, so try that.
The information provided herein is a reference provided to you at no charge. If you need to find the filter, it's on the top. We disclaim all warranties of any kind. Recommended oil for my 2002 Alero Product Name Product Description Capacities Product Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil - Awesome cleaning power unmatched by other synthetic oil brands! Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. Warm the car up to running temperature. The transmission is now full and ready to go.
There is another Phillips screw in the back of the hole. The easiest type of technical maintenance is changing engine oil, axles oil, manual and automatic transmission oil. The smaller, rougher one is the oil pan, and the drain bolt is on the side of the pan that faces the rear of the car. You agree that use of this site is at your sole risk. Pour in 4 quarts of the correct weight oil and then start the engine.
Normally these will not loose fluid unless there is a leak. Whoever changed the oil should have done th … at for you. Change as recommended by extended service interval established by the original equipment manufacturer. If you're not sure, ask your dealer. The transmission is now full and ready to go.
At this point you can remove the oil filter cover on top of the engine- black plastic, blah blah blah and also remove the oil filler cap. The fluid is checked at a fill plug on the side of the transmission under the car, you can't access it from up top. If fluid comes out it is full. Change interval based on your Alero's recommendation. If you're too chunky to slide under the car, see if you can use a depression to help: either a rain gutter sluice-type, like a section of concrete pipe or even a smallish ditch. We have this information and we give it to you for free.
Switches will then pop out for disconnection before removing door panel. Remove it, then go to the bottom of the door and drill out the two pop rivets on the bottom panel of the door please see comment below , then you can slide a large slot screwdriver between the door and the panel and pop the fasteners loose and lift the panel off the door. Park the c … ar on a level surface. General Motors -- the parent company of Oldsmobile -- provides oil viscosity and type recommendations based on the climate you live in. Let it run for 1 minute and shut off.
You can share this information with your friends. Add as necessary to fill to the full mark. Change interval based on your Alero owner's manual. Refrigerant and oil capacity guides are based on data provided by sources such as AllData and Mitchell. Source: Amsoil provides the maximum protection against wear, improves your car or truck's fuel economy and performance under high temperatures. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used.