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Oil filter change Audi A4 2001 - 2004 Diesel 1.9

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Audi A4 2001 - 2004  | 1.9 Oil filter change

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Remove engine cover, using 10mm socket to undo the three nuts
Carefully lift cover
General location of oil filter
Here it is
Fit a 76-14F socket, securely onto the oil filter housing. ALWAYS use the correct tool for this job. Any other tool will damage the oil filter housing
Loosen the oil filter housing by unscrewing anticlockwise. Remove by hand. Old oil will be released, so have a tray handy. Remove filter, clean area and replace filter. Fit any sealing rings supplied with the replacement filter
You are now ready to refill the engine with fresh oil. Unscrew the oil filler cap and add a funnel
Pour half in first, wait a minute for the oil to go to the sump, now add smaller amounts. Keep checking dipstick level. Fill to the upper mark on the dipstick. DO NOT OVERFILL!
Keep checking the dipstick level, the final level should read just below the MAX position on the dipstick
MAX-MIN dipstick positions
Always replace the dipstick and oil filler cap. Now start the engine and idle for a minute or so. Switch off and check for any leaks, finally check oil level again on dipstick.