When to replace the Oil Filter on your VOLVO V50
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 20000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VOLVO V50 (545) 1.6 D, VOLVO V50 (545) D2 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for V50 (545) and other VOLVO models
Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. Tools you might need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 27
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Flat Screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. Use the following procedure:
  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 engine cover fastener. Use a drive socket #10.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. AUTODOC recommends:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.
  5. Step 5
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    Unplug the mass air flow sensor connector.
  6. Step 6
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    Detach the air intake hose clamp. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 7
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    Detach the crankcase ventilation hose clamp.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the crankcase ventilation hose.
  9. Step 9
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    Detach the air inlet pipe from the turbocharger.
  10. Step 10
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    Remove the air filter housing retaining spring.
  11. Step 11
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    Remove the air filter housing.
  12. Step 12
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    Cover the turbocharger impeller with a microfibre cloth to prevent dirt and foreign objects getting into the system.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  14. Step 14
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. 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.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  15. Step 15
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    Undo the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover. Use a drive socket #10.
  16. Step 16
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    Remove the oil pan cover.
  17. Step 17
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  18. Step 18
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 19
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. Tip:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  20. Step 20
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  21. Step 21
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    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element. Use a drive socket #27. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 22
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    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Volvo V50 MW. 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.
  23. Step 23
    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
    Step 24
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    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
  24. Step 25
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    Remove the oil filter cover O-ring. Use a flat screwdriver.
  25. Step 26
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  26. Step 27
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    Install a new O-ring to its mounting seat on the filter cover.
  27. Step 28
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  28. Step 29
    Remove the microfibre towel from the oil filter housing.
    Step 30
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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.
  29. Step 31
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    Screw the new filter into its place.
  30. Step 32
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    Screw the cap. Use a drive socket #27. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  31. Step 33
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    Remove the microfibre cloth from the turbocharger impeller.
  32. Step 34
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    Install the air filter housing and fasten it.
  33. Step 35
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    Attach the air inlet pipe to the turbocharger.
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