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Old 01-02-2008, 06:50 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by dgeMd View Post
Possible but unlikely. Even if you see oil on the housing it may come from the oil filter cover. I would buy a new rubber O-ring gasket and replace the old one. Make sure you tighten the (oil filter cover) with a torque wrench to 18ft/lbs torque. DO NOT over-tighten. That fixed my leak.


I don't know how dirty your engine is, but make sure you clean that area completely... it'll help you track the point/source of the leak.
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