When to replace the Fuel Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.023), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 4-matic (211.084), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 420 CDI (211.029), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 4-matic (211.089), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 300 BlueTEC (211.024), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change fuel filter MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – Mercedes W211. List of the tools you'll need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torx bit T25
Drive socket # 5.5
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
HEX bit No.H5
Ratchet wrench
Round-nose pliers
Bulb hand fuel pump
Fender cover
Replacement: fuel filter – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Mercedes W211 – 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
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Fuel Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the back section of the engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 5
    Changing Fuel Filter on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Remove the back section of the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: fuel filter – Mercedes W211. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  5. Step 6
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: fuel filter – Mercedes W211. To avoid damaging the part when removing it, do not use excessive force.
    Step 7
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Fuel Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the fuel filter housing and the cover. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  6. Step 8
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    Loosen the fuel filter mounting. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Loosen the fastening clamps of the fuel filter pipes. Use a drive socket #5.5. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 10
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    Detach the tubes from the fuel filter. Use round-nose pliers.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Mercedes W211. Tip:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  10. Step 12
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the fuel filter is positioned correctly. Consider the fuel flow direction mark.During installation, take care to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the fuel filter housing.Mercedes W211 – It's important to only use high-quality filters.
  11. Step 13
    Replacing Fuel Filter on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Clean the fuel filter housing and the cover. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  12. Step 14
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Fuel Filter DIY replacement workshop manual
    Attach the pipe to the fuel filter.
  13. Step 15
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    Tighten the fastening clamp of the fuel filter pipe. Use a drive socket #5.5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 16
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Fuel Filter
    Press the fuel primer pump several times until it gets hard. Use a bulb hand fuel pump.
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