Date: 14th March, 2017
KNECHT Ref: OX171/2D
We have recently seen in the market place, that some suppliers are making misleading claims regarding their own version of our Original Equipment OX171/2D.
KNECHT would like to confirm the following:
- Over 20 million filters ALL successfully installed in Europe
- OX171/2D is patented by MAHLE.
- Non KNECHT Parts are proven to damage the bypass valve (see MAHLE Technical Messenger 03/2014).
- Only the KNECHT filter is designed to be fitted in the oil cap and auto locate the drain pin.
- KNECHT are the original equipment manufacturer for the oil filter module and filter in these popular PSA engines (Citroen, Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Peugeot, Volvo 1.4 & 1.6 diesel engines).
- The design of the KNECHT filter is integral to the fit, function and performance of this filter in the KNECHT manufactured filter housing.