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Old 12-16-2010, 10:48 PM   #75
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Originally Posted by Lbert View Post
No, however do have a rag underneath the housing as you pull of the oil filter housing. 1 - 2 oz may drip onto the rag. Do wait an hour or so after running the engine before pulling off the housing. Also, remove the oil filter cap and remove the oil filter to reduce oil drippings.

I'm sorry. I meant, were you losing a lot of oil due to the leak from the bad gasket? I suspect mine is bad, but not sure I want to tackle this job in the cold as I don't have access to heated garage.
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