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Oil filter change Volvo S40 2007 - 2013 Diesel 2.0D

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Volvo S40 2007 - 2013  | 2.0D Oil filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Release the engine cover. The oil filter is underneath
General location of oil filter
Here it is
Using a 27mm 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. 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 dipstick level. DO NOT OVERFILL
It is advisable to refill the oil until it reaches two-thirds between the marks on the MAX MIN positions on the dipstick
The 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 dipstick