Mitsubishi recommends changing your oil
every 3,000 miles. It is very important that you change you oil on
schedule, your turbo lives off the oil in your car! Do no use
conventional based motor oil. Using conventional motor oil may cause
damage to the engine and/or the turbocharger. Never use
"blends" of conventional and synthetic oil.
Start your engine and allow it to warm.
Shut off the engine.
Use care as oil will be hot. Remove the engine oil filler cap.
Remove the drain plug to drain oil
Remove the side cover.
Remove the engine oil filter.
Clean the filter bracket side mounting surface and ensure the old o-ring
has been removed.
Apply a small amount of engine oil to the o-ring of the new oil filter.
Where the oil filter o-ring touches the oil pan flange, tighten the oil
filter to 3/4 turn past free spin
Install the side cover, that was removed earlier.
Install a new drain plug gasket and then tighten the drain plug to 29 - 3
Refill the specified quantity of oil.
Install the oil filler cap.
Check oil level
Rev the engine a few times, and check to be sure that no engine oil leaks
from the installation area of the oil filter.