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Thank you myturbodiesel.com for getting me through my first oil change, filter comes out from above, who would have guessed? To make it worse, from below it looks like it does come out the bottom! What is going on with that filter removal nut looking thing underneath the filter houseing? I just about reefed on it to remove the filter! Myturbo saved my bacon. Thanks again, great way to discover this place, I was in trouble looking for answers.
 

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Welcome to the forum. welcometomyturbodies

I thought you guys in the States had the free service plan, or don't you trust them?

From what you've described I would book it in with a dealer if I were you as its going to be safer and more reliable while it under warranty? You need to have it serviced by a recongnised garage else your warranty maybe void should anything happen.
 

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That black plastic nut thing under the oil cooler clamps the oil cooler onto the oil filter assembly. Don't overtighten it :)
Thanks CCxxbang, should I have removed it to drain any residual oil? I'll be curious how the dealer does it @10k miles. I changed oil @5900, was worried 10k was too long for 1st change. Thanks again.
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Welcome to the forum. welcometomyturbodies

I thought you guys in the States had the free service plan, or don't you trust them?

From what you've described I would book it in with a dealer if I were you as its going to be safer and more reliable while it under warranty? You need to have it serviced by a recongnised garage else your warranty maybe void should anything happen.
Hey Keith, we do get free service @ 10k miles, I thought that was too many miles for 1st change, did mine @ 5900. Trusting dealerships is an interesting question, I believe it boils down to individual mechanics being good or not so good.
 

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I would not loosen the cooler since the o-rings may not seal as well after repeated clamping.

You're supposed to use a vacuum pump or oil extractor to suck the oil out of the oil cooler and filter housing. There's some oil in there. Don't know if the dealer bothers to do it but 10k is fine for oil change interval. Make sure you use 507.00!
 
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