2004 Audi A8 Quattro Q&A

2004 Audi A8 Quattro Question: oil filter housing?

where is the oil filter housing located on the 2004 Audi A8 quattro 8cyl 4.2L? -
Answer 1
The oil filter housing is located (passager side) on the engine under cyclinder one behind heat shield. Air filter housing has to be removed. Got my oil change at Henry Oil Can for $120 (regular car $80 but A8L take 8 quarts) or forumla one for same price. They don't know where the filter is you have to tell them. -
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