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Old 10-26-2008
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Icon4 oil leak!

well it looks like its leakin from the oil filter i changed my oil last week and i tightened it up realy good but theirs no holes that i can find but it looks like it is leaking from the seal on the oil filter i have been offroading all weekend but i never got in no more them 3k rpms so theirs no way i broke anything im just thinkin the seal is turd on that filter anyone else got any opinions id take pictures but camera is a turd too...

i did try to tighten up the filter some more to see if thats the problem but no luck its still just a steady drip comin from the filter HELP...
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It'll cost you a little oil but take off the filter and make sure there's no foreign material on the seal like dirt or something. That would make a leak possible from preventing a good seal. Just a thought...
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What brand of filter is it?
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ive seen that problem a few time did you check that the old seal came off with the old filter i know it sounds stupid but it happens here and there if you still got the old filter laying around i would check it if not drail the oil pull the filter and give it a check
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no need to drain the oil, just pull the filter.
Theres a girl where i work that double bags them all the time, never remembers to see if the old gasket is off. Im still not sure why she still works there
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You either got a little dirt or debris on the filter seal, a bad filter, or you couldv'e cross threaded a little bit too. Check that oil filter and oil filter seal.
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goin to change the filter today the seal has almost literaly corroded away and i dont know the reason why,the filter was not over tightened because i tightened it by hand but a simple 12$ for a quart of royal purp and a new filter and me ol truck will be runnin lika bat outta hell again lol
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Do you lubricate your seal before you put the filter on? Also, you are sapposed to screw it down until the seal touches the block then 1/2-1/4 turn after that. Not hand tight. Hand tight can be too tight.
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