Oil change FOOL

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by cyberpriusII, Jun 1, 2021.

  1. cyberpriusII

    cyberpriusII Prodigyplace says I'm Super Kris

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    Been changing oil and filter for 12+ years. Always had a problem engaging the filter threads as I was basically lying on my back and trying to insert said filter into blind hole.
    Always kept filter straight up and had issues engaging threads. last night I realized the filter was actually "tilted" to the front of the car. Tilted filter. A'll good. Engaged threads right away.
     
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    Good point. It's annoying and counterintuitive to have it tilted at all, much less tilted forward.

    Nice to see a post from you, I haven't seen you on the Gen 2 forum in a li'l bit.
     
  3. cyberpriusII

    cyberpriusII Prodigyplace says I'm Super Kris

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    Having lots of "issues" keeping me running. While they aren't anything I can't handle, they do keep me busy. But, you know what they say about idle hands.
    kris
     
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    The gen 2 oil filter is tilted?

    I've always been a bit lopsided, so maybe that's why I never noticed.......
     
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