2007 HYUNDAI SANTA FE OIL FILTER LOCATION

  • Tiny
  • D. Thorsen
  • 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe

Engine Mechanical problem
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 8000 miles

I cannot locate the oil filter on the 3.3 engine of my 2007 Santa Fe

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 AT 9:30 AM

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  • KHLow2008
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/192750_OilFilter07SanteFe_1.jpg

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Monday, September 1st, 2008 AT 12:07 PM
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  • JackStraw
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Should the cap on the filter housing just unscrew? I turned it anti-clockwise and heard a clicking sound. It didn't seem to loosen up.

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Thursday, March 25th, 2010 AT 8:16 PM
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Yes, the cap is opened turning anti-clockwise. There is an O ring which which acts as a sprng so it would only loosen up after a little turn. The clicking noise that you heard should be the cover loosening up.

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Friday, March 26th, 2010 AT 6:43 AM
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Thanks, I'll try it again.

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Friday, March 26th, 2010 AT 7:16 AM
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You're welcome.

Have a nice day.

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Friday, March 26th, 2010 AT 9:28 AM

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