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Old 11-20-2012, 04:01 PM   #147
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Originally Posted by greenpick View Post
Both the Dealer and my local mechanic say that the oil housing should be replaced when putting in the new seal. Is this common for this fix?
That's the first I've heard of that, and I can't imagine why that would need to be replaced. There are no moving parts inside, it's just like an extension to the block.
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