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Old 08-23-2019, 07:41 AM
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removable oil cap ? WTF

Am I doing something wrong,
I turn the cap, and it comes off as opposed to what this video shows

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Check the part number under yours, the one in the video is 7560482
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:26 AM
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Check the part number under yours, the one in the video is 7560482
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:26 AM
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I wonder why they have this kinda oil cap, do people loose oil caps, or does it stop or prevent leak's ?
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I wonder why they have this kinda oil cap, do people loose oil caps, or does it stop or prevent leak's ?
Yes and yes. I did from my VW TDI, the downside to a glass of wine to instill patience when working on routine car jobs. $35 to replace.

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I checked my oil cap, it def is like a standard cap, not the hinged 2 piece, but I'll replace it out anyway,
interesting that there is OIL on the rubber seal around the cap, the part which essentially sits on the metal lip,
so there should not be any oil on it, unless it isn't sealing properly i.e loose, and is allowing oil to escape ?
I think I'll do a vid on it, but yes !
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I checked my oil cap, it def is like a standard cap, not the hinged 2 piece, but I'll replace it out anyway,
interesting that there is OIL on the rubber seal around the cap, the part which essentially sits on the metal lip,
so there should not be any oil on it, unless it isn't sealing properly i.e loose, and is allowing oil to escape ?
I think I'll do a vid on it, but yes !
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The seal on my oil cap became too thin at 160,000 miles and started to slowly leak. Replaced with an OE one and no more issue. I couldn’t find just the big, flat, o-ring seal.


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NICE, so that looks like the problem, mines done 102k or so

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The seal on my oil cap became too thin at 160,000 miles and started to slowly leak. Replaced with an OE one and no more issue. I couldn’t find just the big, flat, o-ring seal.


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