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Old 09-21-2010, 12:21 AM
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Need Help; Quick '94 E420 Oil Change Question

Hey guys............... Can anyone tell me or post a pic or part number of the proper tool I need to get to the engine oil canister on the 1994 E420.
The canister is on passenger side front down alongside of motor. Cant seem to reach and turn it with basic tools i have. Any suggestions/help/part number/etc. Will be first time doing the oil on the m119 motor. THANKS in advance Everyone............

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Old 09-21-2010, 12:34 AM
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A 3/8 drive flex head ratchet. About an 8 inch extension, and a socket.

It is actually pretty easy from the top.
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Old 09-21-2010, 12:37 AM
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It's a 13 mm socket. If you have about 18 inches of extension you won't need anything but a regular rachet.
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Old 09-21-2010, 01:07 AM
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THANKS deanyel.......THANKS wodnek.......So i actually Only need the 'extension' as i have the rachet and 13mm socket. Thanks Again........
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Old 09-21-2010, 11:57 AM
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Old 09-21-2010, 12:17 PM
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Doesn't help the filter issue. Remeber its an element not a spin on filter. After the bolt is removed pull cap straight up off.

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