When to replace the Oil Filter on your CITROËN XSARA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 2.0 HDi, CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 1.9 D, CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 1.8 D, CITROËN Xsara Box Body / Estate 1.5 D View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – CITROËN XSARA Box. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Oil filter cup socket 74/76-15F
Drive socket # 21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – CITROËN XSARA Box. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – CITROËN XSARA Box. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  2. Step 4
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 74/76-15F socket.
  3. Step 5
    Prepare a container for the old oil filter. Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – CITROËN XSARA Box. 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.
    Step 6
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – CITROËN XSARA Box. AUTODOC recommends:
    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.
    Step 7
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  4. Step 8
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  5. Step 9
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 10
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – CITROËN XSARA Box. Professionals recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  7. Step 11
    Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
    Step 12
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  8. Step 13
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #21. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 34 Nm torque.
  9. Step 14
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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