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11-24-2013, 03:50 PM #1
Oil filter tight
Hey guys quick question. Changed my oil filter and i no matter how tight it still leaks a little. The o-ring on gasket is in good shape no gunk no dirt nttn and still get a little drop. It o my 1990 5.7 i didnt no if this is a norman problem or a faulty filter
11-24-2013, 04:57 PM #2
Filters should not be over tightened......
That said, are you sure its leaking at the filter? The 5.7s are known to leak around the housing where it bolts to the engine block, might want to check that if another filter doesnt work
11-24-2013, 09:01 PM #3
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11-24-2013, 09:03 PM #4
The old oring was not on there i will be changin filter tommorow and will let u no wat i find
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