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Hi i'm trying to get my oil filter of but it just won't budge?[not much filter sticking out strap to grip onto] last bikeshop serviceman must have thought it held the engine together

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You need to use the cup filter tool that fits socket wrenches

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I hand tighten the clean filter when changing. I then loosen it a half turn because they seem to weld themselves tight. My filter is stuck and I can't remove it. Even with tools.


Hi Larry:
I'm guessing you're talking about the oil filter.
You're right, some of them seem to have a mind of their own and stick like a good thing.
I'd be investing in a good oil filter wrench or strap tool.
I've seen people get so frustrated that they drive a screwdriver through the filter and then twist it off. Waaay too crude!.
I would remind you that when you install the new filter, if you don't coat the seal with oil it will stick.
I'd recommend the oil filter wrench that lets you attach a socket extension and your flex bar. Guaranteed to give you the best leverage, and fewest skinned knuckles.
Cheers.

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How do you remove a self tapping metal screw?


Burnell,
If there is any part of the screw sticking up, I would suggest a locking pair of pliers like Vise Grip pliers that you can lock onto the screw and hopefully turn it out. Hope this helps!

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Removing the drain plug and oil filter on a 2005 pontiac vibe


They sell octagon shaped oil filter wrench that conforms to your oil filter's shape. Take your replacement oil filter, then call the auto parts store in your area and ask if they carry oil filter wrench for your car, If a standard filter wrench keeps slipping off, wrap 2 or 3 layers of rag to the old oil filer, then attach the oil filter wrench. The drain plug turns left to loosen, right to tighten. If you're using a socket wrench, attach a 1/2-inch pipe to the handle to increase leverage (cheater pipe). Another solution is a strap oil filter wrench
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Drain oil, unscrew oil filter (may require use of a strap wrench), make sure old filter seal did not stick to motor, lube the new filter seal with fresh oil and install, tighten by hand.

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As a last resort, yeah, a screwdriver. What about a strap-type remover? Large channel-lock pliers? Make sure not to over-tighten new filter. Good luck.

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Cannot get the oil filter off


It will come off, some times the oil filter is torqued on there with a wrench, when it only needs to be hand tightened. use a strap wrench made for that size oil filter, turn counter dockwise to loosen or to the left, if there is not enough room, you may require a cheater pipe on the handle to give you that extra
torque to remove it. good luck!

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Canister style oil filter is leaking after I changed the filter on my 2009 Land Cruiser. What did I do wrong?


before fitting, smear oil onto the rubber sealing ring, then tighten by hand until tight,then run engine and if leaking, use a strap to tighten a LITTLE more.(remove by sticking a screwdriver into the side and turn).

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2003 FLHTCI OIL Filter Stuck, bike has oil cooler, the cooler moves but the oil filter won't budge. It's a K & N filter with nut on the end, I've tried all kind of wrenches still stuck. Now I have a...


Somebody over tightened the filter. Your only choice is to force it to turn in any way possible. I've had to resort to sticking a screw driver through the filter to get enough torque to remove them. Good luck

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If you have enough left take a cold chisel and tap it with a hammer so it will cut into the bolt in the direction you want it to turn. Don't try to cut it off just to vibrate it enough to loosen it. It might take awhile.

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Wrap duck tape around the oil filter and replace the oil filter wrench with the adjustable strap type. There more forgiving and tend not to crush the oil filter if it's on to tight. Good luck and keep me posted.

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