When to replace the Oil Filter on your NISSAN X-TRAIL
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 20000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.5 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0 FWD, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0 FWD, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.5 4x4, NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31) 2.0 4x4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31). Tools you'll need:
Impact socket №19
Impact socket №10
Combination spanner №19
Oil filter cup socket 65/67-14f
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Flat screwdriver
Replacement: engine oil and filter – NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
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    Remove the oil filler cap.
  2. Step 3
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    Pour the engine flush in.
  3. Step 4
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    Install the oil filler cap.
  4. Step 5
    Start the engine, let it run for 15 minutes, and then stop it.
    Step 6
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.
    Step 7
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    Undo the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the oil pan cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a flat screwdriver.
  6. Step 9
    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket no.19 Or ring spanner no.19.
  7. Step 11
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – NISSAN X-TRAIL (T31). Professionals recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  8. Step 12
    Move the container under the oil filter.
    Step 13
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 65/67-14f socket.
  9. Step 14
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    Remove the oil filter. Prepare a container for the old oil filter. Put the old oil filter in the container.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  10. Step 15
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    Clean the oil filter seat.
  11. Step 16
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
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