User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: Oil filter housing 1.9 CDTI

  1. #1
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Essex
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default Oil filter housing 1.9 CDTI

    I've always done the oil & filter changes on my cars & must have removed a hundred oil filters in my time but I met my match getting this B£$%%"y thing off.

    I jacked the car up & put on 2 axle stands at the front. Dropped the cover off, got a 32mm socket on the plastic filter housing but there was no room to move the ratchet. I used one of those flexible adaptors & eventually heaved it loose. It must have taken me a good hour to get it to move. I couldn't get the socket & ratchet into a position where I could give it a good hard pull.

    I greased the thread of the housing when I put it back & tried not to do it up very tight to give myself an easier time when I next change the oil.

    Is there an easier way?

  2. #2
    Ex-Staff Full Member John LE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Forfar, Scotland
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

    Trim : LE/VXR

    Engine : 2.0 cdti/1.6 Turbo

    Year : 13/07

    Default

    I use the ratchet from the top of the engine to undo it. A bit more room plus it's a lot more comfortable

  3. #3
    Admin plasma's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    On the Forum
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    1
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    310 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : 150

    Year : 05

    Mileage : 74000

    Default

    Did mine from underneath only takes a few mins I did buy some proper tools which includes a shallow socket
    Plasma's Tech2 services are now partially open and able to provide services



    Come Join our new forum Insignia Owners.com for all your Insignia chat and needs

  4. #4
    Regular Member AntSSSS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Middlesex
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra Estate

    Trim : SRI

    Engine : CDTI 150 (Z19 DTH)

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 100k

    Default

    Piece of cake from the top. Pop the coolant expansion tank out the bracket and you can get your arm in easy

  5. #5
    Regular Member XPCobra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Glasgow
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vauxhall Vectra Hatch

    Trim : SRI with added X-Pack

    Engine : 1.9 16v 150

    Year : 2006

    Mileage : Near 100K

    Default

    Yup another one for moving the expansion tank and getting it from the top

  6. #6
    Regular Member stevie16v's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    East Ayrshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra

    Trim : SRI XP1



    Default

    12 inch extension running through towards the passenger side done it for me

  7. #7
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Essex
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Think I'll remove the expansion tank and go at it from the top next time. Thanks guys

  8. #8
    Regular Member Neve'o's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Norfolk
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra SRi 150 Hatch

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : Z19DTH

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 69'000

    Default

    Yep, tank out the way for me and a short extension worked a treat.

  9. #9
    Regular Member Critch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    wirral
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    56 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Mk1 renault scenic... I know I know but it drives

    Trim : Basic

    Engine : 1.6 16v

    Year : 2003

    Default

    Shallow socket and extra long ratchet. Is money well spent.

  10. #10
    Regular Member SlowCoach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Houghton Le Spring
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : SRI 150

    Trim : Smart and Bad!

    Engine : Z19DTH

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 105000

    Default

    Do it from top. I agree its a pain. Design flaw that one!!!

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. V6 CDTi Oil Filter Housing problem
    By smitd004 in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21st June 2011, 10:27
  2. 1.9 cdti fuel filter housing
    By jc2k5 in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 1st May 2011, 13:00
  3. Location of fuel filter housing 1.9 CDTi
    By bennettboy in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 1st October 2008, 23:15

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •