When to replace the Oil Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 D (124.131), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 200 D (124.120), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 250 Turbo-D (124.128), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 Turbo-D 4-matic (124.333), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W124) E 300 Turbo-D (124.133) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on MERCEDES W124 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W124. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 13
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W124. Tip:
  • 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 W124 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Pull up the oil dipstick.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  5. Step 5
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  6. Step 6
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the oil filter housing cap. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the oil filter housing cap.
  8. Step 8
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    Take the oil filter out of its housing.
  9. Step 9
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    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  10. Step 10
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W124. AUTODOC recommends:
    The vehicle must be on a level surface, but if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.
  11. Step 11
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 7 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  12. Step 12
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Drain the used oil.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  15. Step 15
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    Remove the old seal of the oil filter cap. Use a flat screwdriver.
  16. Step 16
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  17. Step 17
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    Install a new oil filter cap seal.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W124. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Use only new O-rings during installation.
  18. Step 18
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  19. Step 19
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 30 Nm torque.
  20. Step 20
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  21. Step 21
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    Lower the car.
  22. Step 22
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    Remove the microfibre towel from the oil filter housing.
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