SERVICE MANUAL
  Applies to: Hyundai Coupe/Tiburon 1998-2001
GROUP
Engine Mechanical System Lubrication System
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CHANGING ENGINE OIL 
CAUTION
Be careful not to burn yourself, as the engine oil is hot.
  1. Run the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature.

  1. Stop the engine.

  1. Remove the oil filler cap (on rocker cover) and the drain plug (on the oil pan). Drain the engine oil.

  1. Re-install and tighten the drain plug to the specified torque.

    TORQUE SPECIFICATION
    Drain plug 35-45 Nm ( 350-450 kg·cm, 25-33 lb·ft )
  1. Fill the crankcase with fresh engine oil through the oil filler cap opening.

    Capacity
    Dry fill
    4.3 lit (4.5 U.S.qts., 3.8 Imp.qts.)
    Drain and refill: (Without oil filter
    3.7 lit (3.91 U.S.qts., 3.25 Imp.qts.)
    Drain and refill: (With oil filter)
    4.0 lit (4.23 U.S.qts., 3.51 Imp.qts.)
    CAUTION
    Do not overfill the crankcase. This will cause oil aeration and loss of oil pressure.
  1. Install the oil filler cap.

  1. Start and run the engine.

  1. Stop the engine and then check the oil level. Add oil if necessary.

CHECKING ENGINE OIL
  1. Position the vehicle on a level surface.

  1. Warm up the engine.

    NOTE
    If a vehicle has been out of service for a prolonged period of time, warm up the engine for approximately 20 minutes.
  1. Stop the engine, and wait 2 or 3 minutes, then check the oil level after engine oil drains to the oil pan.

  1. Check that the engine oil level is within the level range indicated on the oil dipstick. If the oil level is found to have fallen to the lower limit (the L mark), refill to the "F" mark.

    NOTE
    When refilling, use the same type of engine oil.
  1. Check that the oil is not dirty or contaminated with coolant or gasoline, and that it has the proper viscosity.