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Old 03-30-2020, 04:50 PM
scottalexander scottalexander is offline
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I just watched your second video.

First, the blue lift of yours is SWEET!

In the video when you pulled out the old filter, I noticed how bent and crushed all the paper elements were in the filter.

The oil filter gets torqued to 18 ft lbs.

The reason the filter was compressed and crushed is it was over torqued during the last oil change.


When you unscrewed the oil filter cap and pulled out the oil filter, you also pulled off the black plastic cage that properly aligns the oil filter and seats it properly.

On my oil cap that black plastic cage is not removable. Its part of the cap.

I could be wrong, but I suspect if yours does come off its broken and you need to get another one (which could explain the original noise).
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