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How to get oil filter out

Having trouble been able to access it to get it out any ideas

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Take a long LONG screwdriver and a HAMMER. I used to be a professional mechanic so I used this - - then simply drive the screwdriver through the filter and turn it. It is messy but when all else fails ---
You may also need a huge pair of pliers before it's over - simple do as much with you can with the screw driver - this usually works - but if not use the pliers to get around what is left of the filter. If you can send a picture it will help - so if this fails you - send a pic. There are filter straps you can try - but if they fail the screwdriver will work.
Hope you get it done with my suggestion if all else fails as it sounds like maybe it has.
Gary @ Fix Ya

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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