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Hi, just a quick general question.

Is it common to experience oil housing gasket only 1 year after it was replaced?

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I don't mean to jack this post but why create a new one involving the same issue.

Anyhow, is it necessary to change the bolts when installing new gaskets for the oil filter housing unit?
 

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I don't mean to jack this post but why create a new one involving the same issue.

Anyhow, is it necessary to change the bolts when installing new gaskets for the oil filter housing unit?
I have never replace the oil filter or cooler housing bolts when replacing the gaskets. Usually you only have to replace the aluminum bolts.
 

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Possible they weren't torqued correctly.

As said, confirm it's actually the same OH gasket, not the oil cooler gasket -- though both should have been replaced at the same time. And, check the VCG as well. All can cause oil seepage, and they often fail around the same time, at 100Kmiles.

Get some brake cleaner and spray the area clean -- then look for what leaks first.
 
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