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Make sure you are wearing clean gloves, then dip your finger into the new oil and evenly rub a thin layer of oil around the rubber gasket of the new oil filter.

Use a clean rag or towel to wipe down the oil filter threads and contact area on the engine.

Use your hand to screw the new filter back into place over the oil filter threads. Hand-tighten it until it is snug.

Remove the oil drain pan and any other tools from underneath the car.

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