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Caution With Spin On Oil Filters

Caution With Spin On Oil Filters

Cameldung

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Caution With Spin On Oil Filters - automotive tips and traps

Spin on type lubrication filters are very common to modern vehicles, but there is a trap with them that brings many DYI'ers, and technicians to grief all too often.

These complete filter assemblies are often located in quite difficult areas, making visual inspection of the filter and its filter mounting pad almost impossible.

If you look at the filter assembly in the picture, you'll notice it has a flexible seal held captive within a groove in the filter mounting flange. The seal can be...
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