R53minicooper’s Blog

April 30, 2009

DIY (Do It Yourself) Oil Gasket Replacement for Mini Cooper S R53 (Part 8)

Filed under: Repair Instructions,Uncategorized — r53minicooper @ 5:13 pm
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Removing and installing, sealing or replacing oil sump


  1. Place oil catch pan under car
  2. Unscrew oil drain plug (1).

  3. Drain engine oil.


After work is done and during reassembly

  1. Tightening torque, 11 13 1AZ
  2. Top up engine oil.
  3. Start engine and run until oil indicator lamp goes out.
  4. Switch off engine and wait approx. 5 minutes.
  5. Check engine oil level.
  6. Top up if necessary.

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