What kind and size of tool is used to remove the oil drain plug?

What kind and size of tool is used to remove the oil drain plug?

You need a socket wrench to open the oil drain plug so the used oil can drain from the engine.

What tool do I need to remove oil plug?

Tools Required: Wrench to remove drain plug (box end or socket) Oil filter wrench. Oil drain pan. Funnel.

Which way do you turn the oil drain plug to loosen it?

Where you plug in the socket, use the wrench to loosen the plug in a counterclockwise direction. Once relaxed, you can use your hand and remove the plug. The hot oil will begin to pour out. Ensure that all the old oil goes into the pan.

Which way do you unscrew a oil drain plug?

How to remove drain plug from Mercedes Benz?

To remove the plug use the 13mm wrench or socket and turn the bolt counterclockwise. Please note that it is easy to confuse the direction that you need to turn the drain plug. If it is too difficult to remove the drain plug make sure you are not tightening the drain plug.

How do you change the oil in a Mercedes Benz?

Materials Needed. The oil change method Mercedes-Benz and its technicians have adopted is to suck the oil out of the engine via the dipstick tube with a vacuum extractor. While this method has proven to be quite effective, traditionalist can still change oil the conventional way through the oil pan drain plug.

How do you check the oil level in a Mercedes Benz?

Check oil level via the oil dipstick. The car must be sitting on a level surface to achieve accurate oil level reading. The drain plug method involves many of the same steps as the vacuum extraction method. However, the oil is removed from the oil pan drain plug as opposed to being sucked out of the dipstick tube.

What kind of oil filter do I need for a Mercedes Benz?

You need 7 quarts for the 6 cylinder engines such as C240, E320, CLK350. Eight quarts for V8 such as CLS550, E500 E55, ML500. Choosing the right oil filter is very critical. To be able to go 10,000 miles between oil changes you need a fleece oil filter.