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Constant oil leak from motor oil filter

Good afternoon. I have a constant problem with the motor oil filter. It leaks constantly. Please help me.
I have a Suzuki Escudo 1996 and since I bought it i has that problem.
We have used differente type of oul filters but the problem persist.
Please send me a solution to my email address: gmsso@hotmail.com
Regards

Mariela
Peru

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When the filter is changed, are you wiping the filter's seal with oil first? You must do this to help it seal against the filter housing. Just dip a finger into the new oil and smear it onto the seal. Also, before installing the seal, spray brake cleaner or degreaser onto a paper towel or rag and scrub the area where the filter seal mates to the engine - you may have grime on there that is preventing you from getting a good seal.

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There is a o ring in the oil filter housing needs replacing looks like the filter leaking but its the o ring you have to take off where the threads are it winds off.

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