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Oil filter change Audi Q7 2005 - 2015 Diesel 3.0 TDi

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Audi Q7 2005 - 2015  | 3.0 TDi Oil filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
The location of oil filter is under the engine cover
Remove the engine cover. Use both hands, lift off its retaining lugs with a sharp vertical tug
General location of the oil filter
Here it is
Fit a 32mm filter wrench 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. Refit the engine cover