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    well lads just trying to do an oil change here at the min but cant seem to locate the oil filter

    can anybody put a pic up or direct me to it please

    thanks in advance lads
    johnny

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    Which Engine?

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    what engine you got? On my 2.2DTi it's a cannister type in a black housing next to the EGR valve at the front.

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    doh sorry
    its a 1.9 cdti 06

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    Its low down on the rear of the engine and needs a 32mm socket or similar to undo the filter housing lid. The lid faces downwards.

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    Pain in the ass place to put an oil filter! Make sure you put some cardboard down or you will most likely have oil all over your driveway!

    Why did they decide to locate it down there? Engine space?

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    thats great help thanks lads
    will leave it till another day as couldnt find it yesterday and got fed up

    thanks lads
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    You have to jack the car up and get under it and it's towards the back of the engine somewhere in the middle

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