Originally Posted by dan50
If you want to avoid some of the start-up clatter crank the engine for a few seconds with the accelerator floored. Gas is shut off when you do this but the oil pump should fill the filter.
I've added this to the OP. I've never preloaded an oil filter, but considered it after hearing the racket my engine made for 3 seconds after the oil change.
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