Automobile Repair/Honda/Odyssey/Oil Change

  1. Drive the vehicle on to a set of ramps
  2. Engage the parking brake. Place blocks behind the rear wheels.
  3. Place jack stands in a suitable location under the ramped vehicle. This minimizes another risk with ramps, that they can collapse. Possible locations for jack stands are the jack seam.
  4. Place drain pan under the vehicle and remove the drain plug with a socket.
  5. Place the drainung pan so that it collects the oil draining from the pan as well as covering the area under the filter.
  6. Remove the filter. The location varies depending on the year.
  7. Check that the filter gasket has been removed before installing a new filter. Lubricate the new filter before installation
  8. Install the drain pan
  9. Remove the filler plug. Add the recommended amount of oil. This is 4.3 litres of 5W-20. Secure the filler plug. Check the oil level with the dipstick. It should be close to right.
  10. Start the vehicle, remove it from the ramps, and place it on a level surface.
  11. Check the oil level and add as required.