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Old 01-28-2015, 06:26 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by My325XI View Post
As suggested in a prior post, there is most likely an old o-ring stuck in the groove and your doubling up on the o-ring forcing it to move and slide when you tighten the cap down. Get in that groove with a pick type tool and see if you can dig out an old 0-ring.
The groove is pretty thick and should be able to seat a new o-ring easily within the oil filter housing. Once you get that cleaned out, just make sure its seating correctly as you're torquing the cap down.
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