How much oil was in the filter area?
You should....undo the cap on the valve cover,
take out the drain plug in the pan, make sure to get the oil seal off
while that drains take out the filter wipe out the filter housing, replace
seal everything back up remembering to put all the new seals on
fill up with oil
close valve cover cap
Approximately 1/3 qt. of oil is left in filter housing after removing filter
cartridge. I have MBZ diesels and always the oil drains from the filter
housing. This is a surprise to me that gas engines have some kind of valve
which prevents oil to drain. I removed cap on the valve cover and drain
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