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How does the spring go in the oil filter unit on a international 706?

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Springs in filter units always go on the bottom of the filter. This is so that the spring tension keeps the filter tight against the filter head mount. If the filter becomes blocked then the filter is pushed from the head mount and the oil is still allowed to the working parts of the engine

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While driving 2002 ford explorer shut off seems like not getting oil in valves, had it towed and now starts


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Hi Lee, There are two oil pressure relief valves on most vehicles. One is fitted onto the oil pump assembly and another onto the oil filter housing assembly. The oil pump pressure relief valve is located at the front of the engine and is accessed via a blind nut on the side of the unit. The bolt is in the form of a cap, which when removed can be seen to be holding down under tension a spring, which in turn presses the valve. If the pressure becomes too high the valve body is pushed upwards and releases an amount of oil, thereby maintaining the required pressure. The valve built into the oil filter housing works in much the same way, but its job is to allow oil circulation in the event of a blocked oil filter. regards John

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Oil is leaking from where the oil filter is screwed into... is this the oil pump? is it difficult to replace?


Oil pump?

Your filter is leaking, check it out.

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Leaking oil from around a small plug near the oil


This is the oil pressure sending unit.

The easiest thing to do is get a new one, remove the old wone, and install the new one.

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1998 olds Aurora i have an oil leak, is it common


There are common places, you'll just have to look around to see where the leak is:
Around the oil filter and the housing
Around the oil pan and the pan gasket
The oil seal behind the damper pulley
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Is there a spring under the oil filter on my 2001


No there is not suppose to be a spring under your oil filter, so i don't know what your looking at. Please get back to me, like to know what you have???

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How to change internal oil filter on 08 toyota sienna


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Just had oil changed, dipstick reads full, but oil light flickers


the light is probably sending an OIL Pressure drop warning ---there is a rarity however
an oil filter may be improperly installed or the OIL Pressure connection on the oil pressure
sending unit --usually next to the filter --is loose or corroded or the oil pressure sending unit may
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otherwise you have an internal oil pressure leak --crank or cam bearings --bad o ringy thingy somewhere or the oil pump --may be experiencing problem too or the pick up screen in the oil pan
is somwhat clogged ---for a clog --try what's called SEAFOAM in the oil ---the stuff actually works
like it says on the can --about 8 bucks --drive for a week --say 500 miles worth and change the oil filter again --just the filter ---either way OIL Pressure is nothing to ignore ---you need to fix that
asap depending on the problem source!!!
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The oil pressure sending unit is a sensor with an internal diaphragm, if the internal diaphragm is damaged , or the line to the diaphragm is blocked you can get this kind of fluctuation on the oil pressure gauge.

The oil pressure value must be read by installing a mechanical gauge near to the oil pressure switch and checking the pressure.

If pressure is ok, replace the sending unit. If there is a real pressure drop, check the oil pump.

If you still get fluctualtion after replacing the oil pressure sending unit, replace the oil pressure gauge.

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