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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Engine Prelubing

Note:This procedure is not used in Europe.

Special ToolsEN 21867-6 Oil Pressure Adapter FittingEN 45299 Engine Preluber

For equivalent regional tools, refer toSpecial Tools

Engine Prelubing

Note:A constant and continuous flow of clean engine oil is required in order to properlyprime the engine. Be sure to use an approved engine oil as specified in the ownersmanual.

Remove the oil filter cap.Install the NEW oil filter cartridge.Lubricate the threads of the oil filter cap with clean engine oil.

Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.

Install the oil filter cap and tighten to 25-Y (18-lb-ft).Remove the oil pressure sending unit from the oil filter adapter.Install the EN 21867-6 fitting.

Engine Prelubing

Install the flexible hose to the adapter and open the valve.Pump the handle on the EN 45299 preluberin order to flow a minimum of 1–1.9-liters (1–2-quarts) of engine oil. Observe theflow of engine oil through the flexible hose and into the engine assembly.Close the valve and remove the flexible hose and adapter from the engine.Install the oil pressure sending unit and tighten to 20-Y (15-lb-ft).Top-off the engine oil to the proper level.

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Balance Shaft Removal Engine Block Cylinder Block Balance Shaft
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