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Old 01-04-2012, 07:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fleece oil filter?

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I have a C240 and my regular online parts dealers have the Mann and Hengst Fleece filters. But I have not found a Fleece filter for the R320 from neither manufacturers. None of my regular online parts stores have fleece filters for the R320

What Fleece oil filters do you use? Where from?

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Old 01-05-2012, 10:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't believe there is a fleece filter for the 320 CDI. The correct filter is the standard paper filter.
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Old 01-05-2012, 10:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks Robert. Waiting for other confirmations.
Several threats on oil changes in this R Class forum suggest a fleece filter, yet I cant find one.
For the Gas engined C240, i believe that the fleece filter alows for longer oil change intervals but I may have that confused with going from a 229.3 to a 229.5 spec oil
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Hi,
The correct filter for Your R320CDI is a Mann HU-821x ,currently on ebay the item # is 300577352604 ,
Good Luck finding the LSAPSoil MB 229.51 compatible.


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But I have not found a Fleece filter for the R320 from neither manufacturers. None of my regular online parts stores have fleece filters for the R320

What Fleece oil filters do you use? Where from?

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Old 01-11-2012, 09:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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There is only one oil filter for the diesels. The gas engines had a "hd" filter introduced due to longevity issues, but it is not a problem on the diesels. Stick with Mann filters, they are Mercedes OEM for many decades.
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Hi,
The correct filter for Your R320CDI is a Mann HU-821x ,currently on ebay the item # is 300577352604 ,
Good Luck finding the LSAPSoil MB 229.51 compatible.
My local auto parts has Valvoline Synpower MST 5w40 rated for MB229.51!
And cheaper than what Canadian Tire charges for Mobil 1 0w40 MB229.5 for my C240!
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:37 AM   #7 (permalink)
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there's a sticker on my R350 that says "use only Mercedes approved fleece filter"
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