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- Run the engine until the engine oil is at a normal operating temperature.
- Park the Beetle TDI on level ground and turn the ignition switch to the "OFF" position.
- Raise the hood with the hood release lever inside the passenger compartment.
- Remove the three nuts that secure the top engine cover and oil dip stick, using a 10mm nut driver.
- Connect the main suction tube of the oil extractor into the engine dip stick tube.
- Continue the pumping action until all of the old oil has been removed from the sump of the Beetle. When all of the oil has been removed, the suction tube will be clear and no bubbles in the tube.
- Remove the oil filter cover with a wrench that is designed for the VW ALH diesel engine. A strap wrench can also be used to remove the filter cover. Remove by turning counterclockwise.
- Install the new O-rings in the filter stem with the fingers only.
- Pump the lever on the oil extractor several pumps to remove the old oil from all crevices in filter housing.
- Remove the oil extractor suction tube from the oil filter housing.
- Finish up by removing all tools from the work area.
- Start the Beetle and run the engine for two (2) minutes.
- Shut the engine off and check for oil leaks.
- Install the top engine cover that was removed and install vacuum hose in bracket that was previously removed. Install dip stick in dip stick tube.
- Close the engine hood.
- Test drive the Beetle TDI.