When to replace the Oil Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ VITO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 22500 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638) 108 CDI 2.2 (638.094), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638) 110 CDI 2.2 (638.094), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.094) 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

All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for VITO Box (638) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638). Tools you might need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Oil filter cup socket 76-14F
Drive socket # 13
Combination spanner #13
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638).
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
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
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 5
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638). Tip from AUTODOC:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.
    Step 6
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 8 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  3. Step 7
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a combination spanner #13.
  4. Step 8
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  5. Step 9
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  6. Step 10
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 76-14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 11
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    Remove the oil filter. Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638). Tip:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  8. Step 12
    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
    Step 13
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    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
  9. Step 14
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    Remove old o-rings from the oil filter cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 15
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  11. Step 16
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    Install new O-rings and a new oil filter to their mounting seats on the filter cover.
    Please note!
    Make sure to install the filter correctly. Don't mix up the sides of the part.
  12. Step 17
    Remove the microfibre towel from the oil filter housing.
    Step 18
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  13. Step 19
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    Screw the new filter into its place.
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