When to replace the Oil Filter on your AUDI A4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.6, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) RS4 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.8 quattro, AUDI A4 Avant (8D5, B5) 1.6 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for A4 Avant (8D5, B5) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Audi A4 B5 Avant. List of the tools you'll need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 17
Oil filter cup socket 65/14F
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Audi A4 B5 Avant. Tip:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  2. Step 2
    Put a waste oil container with at least 4 l capacity under the drainage hole.
    Step 3
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 4
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Audi A4 B5 Avant. AUTODOC recommends:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  4. Step 5
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  5. Step 6
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 28 nm torque.
  6. Step 7
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 65/14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the oil filter.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Audi A4 B5 Avant. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  9. Step 11
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  10. Step 12
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    Install a new oil filter.
  11. Step 13
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    Screw the new filter into its place. Use the 65/14F socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  12. Step 14
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    Lower the car.
  13. Step 15
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    Open the hood.
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