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I have a leak that appears to be right under the oil filter..It is not a oil pan gasket leak. What I need to know is????? Can you fix that type of problem without removing the oil from the oil pan.

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IT SOUNDS LIKE THE FILTER MAYBE DOUBLE GASKETED...AND NO YOU WON'T HAVE TO DRAIN THE OIL JUST SPIN OFF THE FILTER AND CHECK TO SEE IF YOU HAVE A GASKET ON THE FILTER AS WELL AS THE HOUSING

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SOURCE: Oil pan gasket leak

If everything has been installed correctly and torqued right you might want to check for crackes in the block or pan.

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Sounds like the valve cover gasket, clean off all the oil on the engine with a pressure washer or a steam cleaner and then drive it and recheck for the leak, that way you can pin it down for sure.

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SOURCE: Can you replace an oil pan gasket on a 1995 Ford

my opinion is to do an oil change while you are at it to save some stress. draining the old oil will help from having to hold the pan full of oil and tipping it over, etc. then simply take off the bolts, which should be anywhere from8-12 or so. make sure you clean both sides of the pan. the lip and the side thats on the block. place the new gasket on the pan and put four nuts [corners are best] finger tight. then insert the rest of the bolts and make sure you dont over torque!!!

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The oil pressure sending unit screws into the engine block so you will need to look between the oil pan and the head.I suggest that you try tightening your oil filter first.

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SOURCE: oil leaking around or near the oil filter

Might have to take the filter off wipe the O-ring thats on the filter clean and the area where the filter will be going on to the block. Probably has some dirt where the filter seats on the block.

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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