How to Change Oil in a Kawasaki 300 Lakota

The Kawasaki Lakota 300 is an All Terrain Vehicle with a 299cc engine. The oil in the engine lubricates the inside of the engine allowing the engine to run smooth while you are riding. It is best to change the engine oil every 20 hours of riding. The oil drain plug is located on the bottom of the engine and the oil tank cap is located on the left side of the engine. The oil tank cap will have “OIL” stamped on the top of the cap.


1)ย Place the drain pan under the Lakote’s engine. Look under the engine and locate the oil drain plug. The plug looks like a big bolt in the middle of the engine block.

2)ย Open the socket set and find the right size socket for the oil drain plug. Use the ratchet and socket to remove the plug from the engine. Pull the plug out of the engine and let the oil drain into the drain pan.

3)ย Replace the oil drain plug to the engine. Remove the oil tank cap. Use the Allen wrench to remove the small screw on the side of the oil tank.

4)ย Place the funnel into the oil tank. Pour fresh oil into the oil tank slowly until oil starts to come out of the small hole where the small screw was. Right when you see the oil coming out of the small hole stop pouring the oil and replace the small screw to the hole and tighten the screw using the Allen wrench.

5)ย Replace the oil tank cap and run the engine for a few minutes.

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