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Oil filter change Mercedes-Benz CLK 2002 - 2005 Diesel C270 CDi - 2.7

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Mercedes-Benz CLK 2002 - 2005  | C270 CDi - 2.7 Oil filter change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 3
The oil filter is beneath the engine cover
Undo the engine cover with a Torx-30 socket. Lift it off and place to one side
General location of the oil filter
Here it is
Using a 24mm filter wrench socket, fit the tool 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. Replace the engine cover and unscrew the oil filler cap
Always using a funnel, pour half in first, wait a minute for the oil to go to the sump. Now add smaller amounts. Keep checking the electronic dipstick level and fill to the upper mark shown on the dashboard. DO NOT OVERFILL
Always replace the oil filler cap. Now start the engine and idle for a minute or so. Switch off and check for any leaks, finally recheck oil level again with the electronic dipstick