When to replace the Oil Filter on your SKODA OCTAVIA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
SKODA OCTAVIA (1U2) 1.8, SKODA OCTAVIA (1U2) 1.6, SKODA OCTAVIA (1U2) 1.8 T, SKODA OCTAVIA (1U2) 2.0, SKODA OCTAVIA (1U2) RS 1.8 T, SKODA OCTAVIA (1U2) 1.8 T 4x4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Skoda Octavia 1U. List of the tools you'll need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 19
Oil filter cup socket 76/14-F
Ratchet wrench
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Skoda Octavia 1U. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Use only new O-rings during installation.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Skoda Octavia 1U – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Skoda Octavia 1U. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  2. Step 2
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  3. Step 3
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.Use a wire brush.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the drain plug.Use a drive socket #19.Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 5
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Skoda Octavia 1U. Professionals recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  6. Step 7
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 30 nm torque.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the oil filter.Use the 76/14-F socket.Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
  10. Step 11
    Clean the oil filter seat.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 12
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    Screw the new filter into its place.Use the 76/14-F socket.Observe the recommended tightening torque.
  11. Step 13
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    Lower the car.
  12. Step 14
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    Open the hood.
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