When to replace the Oil Filter on your OPEL MERIVA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.8 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Meriva X03. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Torx bit T40
Oil filter cup socket 76-F14
Ratchet wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Meriva X03. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 Meriva X03 – 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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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
  5. Step 5
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 4 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use Torx T40. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Meriva X03. Professionals recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Oil Filter on Opel Meriva x03 2003 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the oil filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 76-F14 socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 11
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Meriva X03. 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.
  12. Step 12
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  13. Step 13
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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.
  14. Step 14
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    Tighten the oil filter. Remember to observe the recommended tightening torque. Use the 76-F14 socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 18 Nm torque.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Opel Meriva X03. Tip:
    Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  15. Step 15
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  16. Step 16
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use Torx T40. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 24 Nm torque.
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