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Oil change Saab 9-5 1997 - 2005 Diesel 3.0 TiD V6

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Saab 9-5 1997 - 2005  | 3.0 TiD V6 Oil change

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 4
The sump plug is accessed underneath the car
You will need to remove the sump cover / undertray
Undo the fixings - use a 10mm socket
Carefully remove the undertray
Here's the sump plug
Don't forget to place a suitably sized receiving tray beneath
Using a 17mm 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 the undertray