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Old 05-18-2016, 06:32 PM   #1
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Need help in OC, oil housing gasket

This is my first post so not sure how it works, my apologies in advanced if something is wrong. But, I'm looking for somebody who has experience in changing the seal in an oil housing because I am not comfortable completing that task myself as I'm very new to the car scene. I'm willing to pay for help as I am not willing to pay upwards of $300 just for labor for a seal replacement. Please let me know if you know anyone that can help or have any advice.
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Old 05-19-2016, 06:15 PM   #2
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Need help in Orange County, Oil gasket replacement

This is my first post so not sure how it works, my apologies in advanced if something is wrong. But, I'm looking for somebody who has experience in changing the seal in an oil housing because I am not comfortable completing that task myself as I'm very new to the car scene. I'm willing to pay for help as I am not willing to pay upwards of $300 just for labor for a seal replacement. Please let me know if you know anyone that can help or have any advice. Located in Orange County Ca.
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Old 05-19-2016, 06:23 PM   #3
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Is really easy. There's some diy videos of how to do it

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Old 05-19-2016, 06:27 PM   #4
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by oil gasket do you mean the oil filter housing gasket? or the valve cover gasket or the oil pan gasket?
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Old 05-19-2016, 06:48 PM   #5
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by oil gasket do you mean the oil filter housing gasket? or the valve cover gasket or the oil pan gasket?

The oil housing gasket. I have no experience what so ever and would be happy to pay somebody that has experience with this process and can help.
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Old 05-20-2016, 05:40 PM   #6
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Where in south OC are you at? Do you have space/tools to do the work? I've done this job, its pretty easy.
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Old 05-20-2016, 07:19 PM   #7
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Pm me... I just did this replacement and am from south OC.
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Old 05-23-2016, 08:10 PM   #8
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Where in south OC are you at? Do you have space/tools to do the work? I've done this job, its pretty easy.
No i do not have the tools or space. I am located in Ladera Ranch but will drive a little to get this done. Just looking for someone with experience who is willing to help.
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Old 05-23-2016, 09:07 PM   #9
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You can do it.
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Old 05-23-2016, 09:09 PM   #10
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If you still need help you can ask Mikedigrazia anyone else or me(in south oc too). I just did this repair on my car, and I'm a newb. it's pretty ez.
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Old 05-23-2016, 09:12 PM   #11
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If you still need help you can ask Mikedigrazia anyone else or me(in south oc too). I just did this repair on my car, and I'm a newb. it's pretty ez.
I know multiple are telling me I can do it myself, but I'm not willing to do so considering this would be the first thing I've ever done myself on my car. To clarify, I'm young and just bought this as my first car, sure some people will say it's a dumb first car for a teenager. But, I'm willing to put in a little work. Just don't want to mess anything up as I don't have an endless supply of money if I screw something up. Looking for somebody who has done this before and can help and or teach me to do it.
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