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Oil filter tight

Discussion in 'Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)' started by dw6171624, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. dw6171624

    dw6171624 Member

    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
  2. poncho62

    poncho62 Member 1 Year 100 Posts

    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
  3. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Also make sure the old O ring is not still on the mount..
  4. dw6171624

    dw6171624 Member

    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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