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Oil filter change Volvo V50 2004 - 2007 Diesel 2.0D

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Volvo V50 2004 - 2007  | 2.0D Oil filter change

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
MAX - MIN dipstick positions
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 anti clockwise. Remove by hand. Old oil will be released, 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 and add a funnel
Always pour half in first, wait a minute for the oil to go to the sump, now add smaller amounts, keep checking dipstick level fill to the upper mark on the dipstick. DO NOT OVERFILL
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
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 oil level again on dipstick