Section 3.4 Oil Filter Housing

Section 3.4
Oil Filter Housing

Section 3.4.1
Oil Filter Housing Removal

Remove the oil filter housing as follows:‪

  1. Remove the poly-V belt.
  2. Remove the belt tensioner. Refer to "8.2.3 Belt Tensioner Removal" .
  3. Unscrew the oil filter cap. See Figure "Oil Filter Housing Removal" .
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     1. Alternator Mounting Strap‪

     5. Filter Element‪

     2. Oil Pressure/Temperature Sensor‪

     6. Oil Supply Line‪

     3. Oil Filter Cap‪

     7. Oil Filter Housing‪

     4. O-ring‪

     8. Gasket (Oil Filter Housing)‪

    Figure 1. Oil Filter Housing Removal

  4. Disconnect the wiring harness from the oil pressure/temperature sensor.
  5. Remove the alternator mounting strap from the oil filter housing.
  6. Disconnect the oil supply line from the oil filter housing.
  7. Remove the filter element and inspect it and the O-ring for damage. Replace only if necessary.
  8. Remove the oil filter housing from the crankcase. Be prepared to collect any oil which runs out of the housing, and dispose of it properly.
  9. Remove the filter housing gasket and discard.

Section 3.4.2
Oil Filter Housing Installation

Install the oil filter housing as follows:‪

  1. Using a new gasket, install the oil filter housing on the crankcase. Tighten the fasteners 25 N·m (18 lb·ft).
  2. Install the filter element.
  3. Connect the oil supply line to the oil filter housing.
  4. Install the alternator mounting strap on the oil filter housing. Tighten the strap mounting bolts 40 N·m (30 lb·ft).
  5. Connect the wiring harness to the oil pressure/temperature sensor.
  6. Install the oil filter cap. Using a 36-mm socket, tighten the cap 25 N·m (18 lb·ft).
  7. Install the belt tensioner. Refer to "8.2.4 Belt Tensioner Installation" .
  8. Install the poly-V belt. Refer to "8.2.2 Poly-V Belt Installation" .


    To avoid injury before starting and running the engine, ensure the vehicle is parked on a level surface, parking brake is set, and the wheels are blocked.‪



    Diesel engine exhaust and some of its constituents are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.‪

    • Always start and operate an engine in a well ventilated area.
    • If operating an engine in an enclosed area, vent the exhaust to the outside.
    • Do not modify or tamper with the exhaust system or emission control system.
  9. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  10. Check the engine oil level and add oil if necessary.

MBE 900 Service Manual - 6SE414
Generated on 10-13-2008

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