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Leaking oil from cylinder under the hood? The oil is spewing out of the cylinder looking can and running down onto everything, I notice that it appears that a screw is loose on the cainister.

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I belive what you are describing is the can that holds your oil filter. Have you tried to tighten up that screw that appeaers loose? You may also need to replace a washer or sealing ring under it in order to stop the leak. They normally used either a copper washer or o'ring for a seal. You will just have to look and see if you can tell.

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