SERVICE MANUAL
  Applies to: Hyundai Coupe/Tiburon 1998-2001
GROUP
Engine Mechanical System Lubrication System
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REPLACING OIL FILTER 
Filter Selection

All Hyundai engines are equipped with a high quality, throw-away oil filter. This filter is recommended as a replacement filter on all vehicles. The quality of replacement filters varies considerably. Only high quality filters should be used to assure the most efficient service. Make sure that the rubber gasket from the old oil filter is completely removed from the mating surface on the engine block, before installing the new filter.

Replacing Oil Filter
CAUTION
Be careful not to burn yourself, as the engine and engine oil are hot.
  1. Use a filter wrench to remove the oil filter.

  1. Before installing the new oil filter on the engine, apply clean engine oil to the surface of the rubber gasket.

  1. Tighten enough the oil filter by hand.

  1. Run the engine to check for engine oil leaks.

  1. After stopping the engine, check the oil level and add oil as necessary.