Doing your own diesel oil changes is not difficult. Granted you won't save a lot of money, but it will get you to regularly inspect your engine for oil leaks, etc and it will guarantee the job gets done right. You can not believe how many horror stories we have heard from people getting their oil changes done at the quick lube shops. In one case they even forgot to put the new oil in...and that was catastropic.
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In this video Kent shows you how to change your oil in your old diesel using a vacuum oil extractor. He also covers some tips on what to look for when doing the change.
Related Repair Details NOT included: Does not explain how to get under the car and remove the oil drain plug if you do not have a vacuum extractor. This is so straightforward it should not be difficult for anyone to locate the oil drain plug and remove it from the oil pan allowing the engine oil to drain into a pan.
Chassis/Models Used in Production: 123 Chassis 1978 240D.
Information applies directly to the Following Chassis/Models: 116, 123 and 126 diesels from 1977 to 1985. General principles also applied to the 1986 to 1993 601, 602 and 603 engines
Total Run Time: 5 minutes 24 seconds
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