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What size or type tool use to remove cover of oil filter housing and do you have to remove oil filter housing FROM the engine? THIS IS A 1998 MERCEDE BENZ E320

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No you don't have to remove the oil filter housing. Mercedes Benz has a tool that fits right over the oil filter cap that is inexpensive or you can just use a oil filter wrench. On the in-line 6 cylinder motor its a little harder to fit a filter wrench back there so a claw type filter wrench might be easier to use.The Mercedes filter tool can be found online also.

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kormega_14.jpg Step 7: Loosen oil filter. Collect oil when draining and dispose of properly. (Attached to the side or bottom of engine)
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kormega_16.jpgkormega_17.jpg Step 9: Pour correct amount of new motor oil into engine.
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kormega_0.png Step 10: Check for oil leaks from drain plug or oil filter.
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