When to replace the Oil Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 CDI (169.308, 169.008), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 CDI (169.006, 169.306), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 180 CDI (169.007, 169.307), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 CDI (169.008, 169.308) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 32
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Pull up the oil dipstick.
  3. Step 5
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    Clean the oil filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  4. Step 6
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    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use a drive socket #32. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 7
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
  6. Step 8
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Professionals recommend:
    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 9
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  7. Step 10
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  8. Step 11
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 12
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Professionals recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  10. Step 13
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    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
  11. Step 14
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    Remove old o-rings from the oil filter cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  12. Step 15
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  13. Step 16
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    Install new o-rings.
  14. Step 17
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    Install the new oil filter to the mounting seat on the filter cover.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure to install the filter correctly. Don't mix up the sides of the part.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  15. Step 18
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  16. Step 19
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #18. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 29 Nm torque.
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