When to replace the Oil Filter on your VOLVO V40
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VOLVO V40 Hatchback. Tools you might need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 36
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Funnel
Oil drain pan
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VOLVO V40 Hatchback. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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 – VOLVO V40 Hatchback – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VOLVO V40 Hatchback. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
    Step 2
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 6 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  2. Step 3
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 4
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VOLVO V40 Hatchback. Tip:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  4. Step 5
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
    Step 6
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 28 nm torque.
  5. Step 7
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 8
    Lower the car.
    Step 9
    Open the hood.
    Step 10
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 11
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VOLVO V40 Hatchback. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  6. Step 12
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    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use a drive socket #36. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 13
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    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
  8. Step 14
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VOLVO V40 Hatchback. 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.
  9. Step 15
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    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
  10. Step 16
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    Remove the oil filter cover O-ring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  11. Step 17
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    Install a new O-ring to its mounting seat on the filter cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  12. Step 18
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    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.
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