When to replace the Oil Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 180 (203.035) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on MERCEDES-BENZ С W203 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for C-Class Saloon (W203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W203. List of the tools you'll need:
Oil filter cup socket 65/67-14f
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 13
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat screwdriver
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 – Mercedes W203. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  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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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.
  4. Step 4
    Clean the oil filter housing cap.
    Step 5
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    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use the 76-14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 6
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    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing. Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
  7. Step 8
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    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  8. Step 9
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W203. 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.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  10. Step 11
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    Undo the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the oil pan cover (2 pieces).
  12. Step 13
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 8 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  13. Step 14
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 15
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W203. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  15. Step 16
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    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
  16. Step 17
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    Remove the oil filter cover O-ring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  17. Step 18
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    Install a new O-ring to its mounting seat on the filter cover.
  18. Step 19
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    Install the new oil filter to the mounting seat on the filter cover.
    Please note!
    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.
  19. Step 20
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  20. Step 21
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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.
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