When to replace the Oil Filter on your VW POLO
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.6, VW Polo Saloon (602, 604, 612, 614) 1.2 TSI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on VW POLO 5 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Polo 5. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Oil filter cup socket 76-14F
Drive socket # 19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Polo 5. AUTODOC recommends:
  • 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 – VW Polo 5. Recommended sequence of steps:
  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.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Polo 5. Tip from AUTODOC:
    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.
  5. Step 5
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  6. Step 6
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 4 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #19. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Polo 5. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  9. Step 9
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    Clean the oil filter housing cap. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  10. Step 10
    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
    Step 11
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 76-14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – VW Polo 5. AUTODOC recommends:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
    Step 13
    Clean the oil filter seat.
    Step 14
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  12. Step 15
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    Screw the new filter into its place. Use the 76-14F socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  13. Step 16
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  14. Step 17
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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 26 Nm torque.
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