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I have a 03 chevy truck v-6. this morning when I started it,

It blew the gasket out of the oil filter. changed filter two times, still blows the gasket and dumps oit on the floor.

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    I changed the oil about 1800 miles ago. I change my own oil, but I've seen filter seals stick before but was usually on engines that was vehicles that had been set up for years or engines that people did not change the oil regular or not at all but it definately could happen. This was a very good answer though. Thanks for trying!



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Make sure the old rubber seal is removed first from the old filter and clean the area with starting fluid or carb cleaner then apply a coat of fresh oil to the new seal and remember hand tight going on also check for defective or improper filter size.

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