When to replace the Oil Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 (211.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.070), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 (211.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 4-matic (211.080), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 4-matic (211.082), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 55 AMG Kompressor (211.076), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 4-matic (211.083), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 (211.054), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 (211.056), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 4-matic (211.092), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 4-matic (211.087), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 4-matic (211.090), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 CGI (211.057), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 230 (211.052) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Torx bit T25
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # E12
Drive socket # 16
Oil filter cup socket 76/15F
Ratchet wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Flat Screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Use only new O-rings during installation.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Mercedes W211 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Oil Filter on W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Oil Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Oil Filter on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Unscrew the fasteners of the back section of the engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the back section of the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Oil Filter on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Oil Filter replacement on W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  8. Step 8
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. 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 works should be done with the engine cooled down.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Oil Filter on W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Undo the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the oil pan cover.
  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
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Oil Filter DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Oil Filter on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 14
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. 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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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  16. Step 16
    How to change Oil Filter on W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the brackets of the vacuum hose and the hydraulic power steering hose. Use a drive socket #E12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 17
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Oil Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use the 76/15F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 18
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  19. Step 19
    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
    Step 20
    Changing Oil Filter on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Remove old o-rings from the oil filter cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  20. Step 21
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Oil Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  21. Step 22
    How to replace Oil Filter on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  22. Step 23
    How hard is it to do yourself: Oil Filter replacement on W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    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.
  23. Step 24
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    Install new o-rings.
  24. Step 25
    Changing of Oil Filter on W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  25. Step 26
    Remove the microfibre towel from the oil filter housing.
    Step 27
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Oil Filter replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Install a new oil filter housing cover and tighten it. Use the 76/15F socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  26. Step 28
    Replacing Oil Filter on W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Screw in the brackets of the vacuum hose and the hydraulic power steering hose. Use a drive socket #E12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  27. Step 29
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Oil Filter DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
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