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Oil change with out torque wrench

I have everything I need to do my own oil change except a torque wrench for the oil filter cap. Should I continue with the oil change is there a rough guide like hand tight plus a quarter turn for the oil filter cap or does it have to be exact and I should just go get a torque wrench
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You don't need a torque wrench.


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Just make it Snug tight...
Dont go all crazy on it

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Snug it up, no need for tq wrench.

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No need for a torque wrench. Don't waste your money! I use a large adjustable wrench and it works perfect. Just go easy on it because it's plastic!
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yeah ive never used a torque wrench ever on a oil filter cap so just like everyone else said just snug it up but dont make it too tight




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Channel locks are all Ive ever used on that thing

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The oil filter cap has an o-ring that seals it so all you need to do is make sure it is snug.

You don't want to try turning it another 1/4 turn, it will crack!!!

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i just snug mine to where the dealer had put paint pen marks on the caps

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And it's a 36mm...not a crescent or channel locks....

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