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Changing the oil on an M2 is easy, do you know what engine?
I need help on how to change the oil on a 2005 freightliner M2 the engine is a mercedes benz diesel
OKay, It most likely is a MBE 900
Well, its similar to a car in most aspects
The oil filter is a cartride type filter, and the cap spins off with a 36mm socket
The drain plug is either 10mm allen socket, or 15/16. I am pretty sure it is a 10mm allen socket
Once you take the drain plug out, drain the oil in the pan big enough to hold aprox 36 quarts of oil
Install a new oil filter in the cap, lubricate the o-rings, and install the cap, do not over tighten it. Then put your oil in
ok, can I contact you if I have more questions?
Yes you may. Buy the Mercedez oil filter, its OEM and better than the aftermarket
Be right back, let me look up the engine oil capacity
Oh ya, this has a oil centrifuge filter which has to be replace as well
Oil filter is located on the front of the engine right behind the engine fan
If this is a 6 cylinder engine, the oil capacity is 30.6 quarts
The oil centrifuge is on the left side of the engine, close the middle. It just unscrews, and the centrifuge is in the cap. It just pops out of the cap
The drain plug could be a 24mm bolt head, or a 10mm Allen head
Here is a pic of the Centrifuge filter on the MBE 900 6 cylinder,
Here is the oil filter picture
is there any way I can print these instructions for my guy
The other filter on the bottom right of the picture is the fuel filter. This engine is hard to prime after changing this filter
Hmm...depending on your browser, there should be an option to print in the menu bar
You can cut and paste, in the chat box, right click(mouse button) and hit select all, then copy
On your desktop, right click, go to new, then wordpad document, right click inside of the document, then hit paste. You should be able to print that way.
If you right click the chat box, it gives you the option to print
that is much easier
Ok, that does not work. It wont print it all
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