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    Default Att 1.8 owners please reply !

    Seems to be a bit of a mixup going on regarding oil filters , My 1.8 which has been owned from new and has allways had a normal type of oil filter , and NOT the canister type as found on some other engines or models.

    If you own a 1.8 can you see what type you have . Mine was registered December 2002 , so is an early C .

    Thanks guys and appreciate your input on this .

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    i.e is it bean-can type.....



    or element type.....





    EPC is saying element type, but capriman's saying his is definitely (white) bean can type.

    Anyone else confirm what they have?

    D

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    Just nipped out for a look, mine is the white 'bean can' type as well
    (2004)

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    My 53 plate 1.8 has a spin-on (bean can as you call it) filter.

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    same here a white canister type

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    seems like im ok then .

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    white bean can type dudes!!!

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    That'd be conclusive then. Odd that EPC lists an element type!

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    This is going to put a spanner in the works , my friend has a 03 plate 1.8SXi.......................he has just left our house . Looked under his bonnet and he has a canister type ! Yes the engine is exactly the same as mine !!

    Now my head hurts , can someone explain ?

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    lol - so EPC was (partly) right then!!

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