Engine oil change and different updates on my Maruti Suzuki XL6


The alloys had been insanely soiled with numerous tar deposits.

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Utilized the weekend to hold out these jobs:

  • Engine oil change, cleansing air filter.
  • Thorough wash and detailing the automotive.
  • 5 Wheel rotation.
  • Complete brakes cleansing, and change to Toyota’s grease.

Instruments and elements lined up for oil change:

OW16 Shell:

68K00 filter:

Crush gasket:

Drained oil:

Torqued the drain bolt to 35Nm. Thanks to those practices, such nuts bolts nonetheless open with out a lot issue, identical to the way it comes from manufacturing unit:


The alloys had been insanely soiled with numerous tar deposits:

Complete washing:

Particular consideration was paid to the wheel wheels:

Wheels submit cleansing:

Even the nuts had been cleaned, hate when these get deposits throughout:

Brake job, pads regarded dity:


Put on appears to be like minimal:

Stuff used, actually like Toyota’s grease for it is longevity. Additionally used LM Copper grease on areas the place pads/footwear slide:

Disc cleaned:

Drums had been surprisingly clear:

Opening the appropriate approach utilizing two 12 dimension bolts. Hate when mechanics hammer to take away drums:

Cleaned every thing utilizing APC after which washed utilizing handbook sprayer:

A clear engine bay is a car-gasm for me:



PS: I used to be shocked yesterday because of a really barely tilted steering in the direction of left on some acquainted roads. But it surely obtained rectified on it is personal after a couple of kilometers, guess one of many tyres from rear was growing conicity.

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