Oil and filter change

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FarmerR
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Oil and filter change

Post by FarmerR » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:46 am

Anyone done this(By themselves - not at a garage) that could give me some pointers or head ups? (I imagine there's a bunch of plastic fantastic covers and screws that needs to be removed)
I'm an experienced home mechanic and got all the tools.

Thanks!!
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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by Tequila » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:33 pm

Haynes manual?


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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by Keith » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:00 pm

Tequila wrote:
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:33 pm
Haynes manual?

There isn't one, and if the C4 is anything to go by that took about five years as it didn't warrant one due to production levels being so low making it not cost effective to begin with.

I don't think there will ever be one for the C4 Cactus as there aren't enough on the road and due to it is not going to be produced in its current form.
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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by tfaerch » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:55 pm

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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by FarmerR » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:16 am

Thanks!! :D
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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by Cactused » Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:42 pm

Did it myself a couple of months ago..piece of cake!
Filter is accessed from below, need to remove the undertray (approx 8 screws IIRC) and you'll need a chain-wrench and some plasters for knuckles :D


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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by mrscactus » Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:45 am

Just changed the oil on a BlueHDI, I'd say the filter is a complete PITA and I haven't got dishpan hands! Difficult to get to, the oil filter didn't want to come out of the housing, tricky to get back in....anyway no blood this time :D


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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by Egholm » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:25 pm

Hi

When the oil plug and outlet is offset to the bottom of the oil pan, how do you drain the remaining oil and sludge form the engine?

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Re: Oil and filter change

Post by Softrider » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:48 pm

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