2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual PDF | Page 251

How to Check and Add Oil
Park the vehicle on a level surface. Check oil only when
the engine is cold. Allow the engine to cool two to
three hours after running.
{CAUTION:
If you remove the supercharger oil ?ll plug
while the engine is hot, pressure may cause
hot oil to blow out of the oil ?ll hole. You may
be burned. Do not remove the plug until the
engine cools.
1. Clean the area around the oil ?ll plug before
removing it.
2. Remove the oil ?ll plug.
3. The oil level is correct when it just reaches the
bottom of the threads of the inspection hole.
4. Replace the oil plug with the O-ring in place.
Tighten to 88 lb-in (10 Y).
Engine Air Cleaner/Filter
See Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 for
the location of the engine air cleaner/?lter.
When to Inspect the Engine Air
Cleaner/Filter
Inspect the air cleaner/?lter every 15,000 miles
(25 000 km) and replace every 30,000 miles
(50 000 km). If you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions,
inspect the ?lter at each engine oil change.
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2005 Buick ParkAvenue Owners Manual Summary of Content

How to Check and Add OilPark the vehicle on a level surface. Check oil only whenthe engine is cold. Allow the engine to cool two tothree hours after running.{CAUTION:If you remove the supercharger oil ll plugwhile the engine is hot, pressure may causehot oil to blow out of the oil ll hole. You maybe burned. Do not remove the plug until theengine cools.1. Clean the area around the oil ll plug beforeremoving it.2. Remove the oil ll plug.3. The oil level is correct when it just reaches thebottom of the threads of the inspection hole.4. Replace the oil plug with the O-ring in place.Tighten to 88 lb-in (10 Y).Engine Air Cleaner/FilterSee Engine Compartment Overview on page 5-12 forthe location of the engine air cleaner/lter.When to Inspect the Engine AirCleaner/FilterInspect the air cleaner/lter every 15,000 miles(25 000 km) and replace every 30,000 miles(50 000 km). If you are driving in dusty/dirty conditions,inspect the lter at each engine oil change.5-19