FRAM Extra Guard®

Extra Guard® is the perfect filter for everyday drivers who perform oil changes at OE recommended intervals. Extra Guard® has cellulose and glass blended media that provides advanced engine protection for your vehicle. Engineered with a silicone anti-drain back valve, Extra Guard® meets all manufacturer’s recommended change intervals. 


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FRAM Extra Guard® is built to balance 95% dirt-trapping efficiency with dirt-holding capacity.

SureGrip provides non-slip surface for easier installation and removal.

Fiber and resin blend creates a proprietary filter media to capture 95% of dirt particles that cause harmful engine wear.*

Silicone anti-drainback valve delivers superior start-up engine protection with up to 3X the hot oil resistance. **

Internally lubricated sealing gasket for easier filter removal.

Exploded-view drawing of FRAM Extra Guard Oil Filter. FRAM Oil Filters are compatible with Ford and Chevrolet vehicles.Exploded-view drawing of FRAM Extra Guard Oil Filter. FRAM Oil Filters are compatible with Ford and Chevrolet vehicles.

Installation Instructions

  1. Use proper protective gear. Used motor oil should not come in contact with bare skin. Engine oil may be hot.
  2. Place a drain pan under the oil filter and unscrew oil filter.
  3. Clean mounting base, making sure the O-ring from the old filter is not stuck to the filter mount.
  4. Apply film of clean oil to filter gasket. Do not use grease.
  5. Screw new filter on until gasket reaches base contact. Then tighten according to instructions on filter using tightening guide markers.
  6. Check owner’s manual for correct oil specification, viscosity and amount.
  7. Add oil to “full” on dipstick. Idle engine for 5 minutes and check for leaks.
  8. Shut off engine and recheck oil level after 5 minutes and top off as necessary.

*FRAM Group testing of average filter efficiency of PH8A, PH3387A and PH4967 or equivalent FRAM TG or XG models under ISO 4548-12 for particles greater than 20 microns.

**Greater than 3X the functional life of Nitrile ADB when tested per SAE HS806 hot oil and Anti-drain-back test.

ꝉNot all features are available on every part number in the product line.  Check the package for specific features of individual filters.

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