When to replace the Oil Filter on your OPEL ASTRA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.4 (L69), OPEL Astra H Saloon (A04) 1.8 (L69) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on OPEL ASTRA H Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for Astra H Saloon (A04) and other OPEL models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Astra H saloon. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 24
Torx bit T45
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Astra H saloon. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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 – Opel Astra H saloon – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  4. Step 4
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use a drive socket #24. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 6
    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
    Step 7
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    Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
  7. Step 8
    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
    Step 9
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    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.
  8. Step 10
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  9. Step 11
    Changing of Oil Filter on Opel Astra H Saloon 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  10. Step 12
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use Torx T45. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 13
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Astra H saloon. AUTODOC recommends:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  12. Step 14
    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
    Step 15
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    Remove the oil filter cover O-ring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  13. Step 16
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  14. Step 17
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    Install a new O-ring to its mounting seat on the filter cover.
  15. Step 18
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    Install a new oil filter.
    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.
  16. Step 19
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  17. Step 20
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use Torx T45. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 14 nm torque.
  18. Step 21
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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