Oil filter canister? I don't see much oil left there when I change oils
in our various MBs. I use Topsider. It takes about 15-20 minutes to
finish the siphon when the engine is warm (and forever when cold :-(
Robert Binder wrote:
Yes but some oil is left to the filter if you do not first remove it and
then siphon what you can get out.
If however you slowly open the filter, at some point it should let the oil
inside pass to the engine (oil pan) and the mess should be mostly avoided. A
lot better than on those cars where a filter can opens sideways or so.
As long as we're on this subject, does anyone have any thoughts about
the oil that remains behind in the oil cooler on a 300D? Wouldn't that
be desirable to remove as a part of an oil change? Would a siphon do
Yes. You can also build one out of a vacuum cleaner, a jerry can
and some tubing and duct tape. They're silly but they work.
Hint: get a vacuum from a thrift shop. Wives don't relaly like this
being done with their. I went through two before I figured this out.
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