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Oil change Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010 Diesel E280 CDi - 3.0

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010  | E280 CDi - 3.0 Oil change

  • time 25 minutes
  • difficulty 4
The sump plug is located on the base of the engine
You will need to remove the car's undertray
Undo the fixings - use an 8mm socket. Carefully remove the undertray. CAUTION! This is heavy and must be fully supported during removal
Here's the sump plug
Don't forget to place a suitably sized receiving tray beneath
Using a 13mm spanner or socket, carefully remove the sump plug and fully drain the oil. When the sump has emptied, wipe clean the sump plug area with a paper towel and fit a new sump plug and washer
Do not over tighten - replace undertray