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My honda prelude 1999 is leaking oil between the engines body and the base where the oil filter is mounted.How can i fix the problem?

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  • hihai2003 May 11, 2010

    Has the leaking occurred recently after you have changed your last oil filter? In the past I removed the old oil filter but the gasket remained and I didn't notice, parts of the gasket got stuck on the mounting part of the engine body and created a bad seal when I put on the new filter.

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It look like your car's oil filter is loose tight it to stop the leak

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It may be the gasket for the oil filter housing I wouldn't attempt this job because there may be a spring loaded check ball that can fly out and get lost when unbolting it, however you can try tightening up the bolts do this in a criss cross pattern and be sure not to over tighten.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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