2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Diesel Fuel Filter Replacement

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Diesel RV

2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Diesel Fuel Filter Replacement service. During an oil change service, our Sprinter technician noticed that the fuel filter did not look like it had been changed for a long time. We checked with the customer and they could not remember when or if the fuel filter had ever been changed! Although a fuel filter change on a Sprinter is not inexpensive, having to replace a fuel injection pump is vastly more expensive!


No maintenance records for this vehicle. The owner has no memory of the fuel filter being replaced.


Our Sprinter technician performed a diesel fuel filter change service. They removed the necessary components to gain access to the fuel filter and removed the filter element from the filter housing. Next, they inspected the fuel filter housing for cracks or potential leaks. Then, they installed a new fuel filter element and housing seals, and reassembled the components removed during repairs. Next, they performed a fuel system bleed to purge air from the new filter and fuel system. Then, they performed a system test with engine start and run to verify proper fuel flow and then a final inspection for fuel filter leak.

The service advisor contacted the customer telling them that their Sprinter van was ready for pickup.


Regularly replacing the fuel filter is a standard Sprinter maintenance service. It is good value in comparison to damaging and having to replace the diesel fuel injection pumps!
If you travel and question the quality of the diesel fuel you buy it is strongly recommended that the diesel fuel filter be changed once per year.


How often should the Mercedes Sprinter diesel fuel filter be changed?

Under normal operating conditions, Mercedes requires a Sprinter diesel fuel filter to be replaced at least every 20,000 miles. Under severe operating conditions, the fuel filter should be replaced at least every 10,000 miles or yearly.

Note that fuel filter change intervals can differ from year to year and model to model. It is best to check your Sprinter owner's manual to know for sure. You can also contact us, and we can check the Sprinter diesel fuel filter change interval for your Sprinter year and model.

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