How to Remove a Stubborn Oil Filter

Add a strip of coarse sandpaper to stop filter wrench slipping

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Adhesive-backed sandpaper, coarse grit