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Oil filter change Skoda Octavia 2004 - 2012 Diesel 2.0 TDi

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Skoda Octavia 2004 - 2012  | 2.0 TDi Oil filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Remove engine cover - using both hands, give the cover a sharp vertical tug to release
General location of oil filter
Here it is
Using a 32mm 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 anti clockwise. 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. Replace the engine cover
You are now ready to refill the engine with fresh oil. 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. 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 the oil level again on the dipstick