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Old 05-28-2014, 10:25 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Oil Change

?? I just changed my oil. I put the nut, back on the oil pan. My old filter was hard getting off. So I used, a hammer and a flat head. It came off, put new oil in. Drove down the block, and oil was everywhere. All over the right rim, and the wheel well. Can't get under the car now it's dark and it's lowered a bit can someone tell me what might have happened??
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You did not put the the filter on correctly.
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:07 PM   Thread Starter #3
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Originally Posted by incubus0111 View Post
You did not put the the filter on correctly.
Thanks bro. I hope that's all it is.
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:07 PM   #4
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Default Re: Oil change

It might not have been tighten as incubus wrote .
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Old 05-28-2014, 11:11 PM   Thread Starter #5
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Default Re: Oil change

Originally Posted by sprocketser View Post
It might not have been tighten as incubus wrote .
Come to think of it. That might be my problem, I had such a hard time getting the old off. Didn't wanna tighten the new one, to much.
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Old 05-29-2014, 06:35 AM   #6
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Default Re: Oil change

Maybe , just tight it with your hands , but not too tight also .
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Default Re: Oil change

The thing that's sucks the most. I just paid, 35 bucks for oil. And now go spend more money on oil. Oh my luck.
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Old 05-29-2014, 02:20 PM   #8
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Default Re: Oil change

Sometimes when doing work on cars or whatever one gets disturbed somehow & forget to tighten stuff & it goes on that way .
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Default Re: Oil change

Yea you can say that again. My daughter's mother!! She's from hell!!
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:18 PM   #10
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Default Re: Oil change

lol ,

Don t forget to spread a liitle bit of oil on the oil filter s rubber seal , it helps a little bit while getting the seal s from drying .
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Default Re: Oil change

Thanks sprocket. Will do, it's raining like cats and dogs. Down here in Baltimore. Been like this for two days now.
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Default Re: Oil change

Gee , same here here on Mtl area , been raining on & off for the last 2-3 days , but sunny today .
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Should get sunny thru the weekend. Doesn't matter anyway, I'll be in Miami
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Default Re: Oil change

I created a sticky for how to change your oil. but it seems like the oil filter isnt seated all the way. The pressure from the engine may cause the oil to come out where the filter is. However hearing how you used a hammer, I hope you didnt bend the threaded rod where the filter goes onto.
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I created a sticky for how to change your oil. but it seems like the oil filter isnt seated all the way. The pressure from the engine may cause the oil to come out where the filter is. However hearing how you used a hammer, I hope you didnt bend the threaded rod where the filter goes onto.
Just got finished, putting the new oil in. You won't believe what caused the problem. Being as tho, I did it in the dark. Really couldn't see, the oil seal from the old filter. Was stuck around the filter, housing. Smh I double check all the work I do. Something as simple as a oil change.
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Just got finished, putting the new oil in. You won't believe what caused the problem. Being as tho, I did it in the dark. Really couldn't see, the oil seal from the old filter. Was stuck around the filter, housing. Smh I double check all the work I do. Something as simple as a oil change.


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Glad you got it figured out and fixed it.
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Also , a chance you didn t burned the engine due to lack of oil !

Part of the learning process .
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Glad you got it figured out and fixed it.
Thanks bro. I'm glad to.
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Also , a chance you didn t burned the engine due to lack of oil !

Part of the learning process .
No I doubt it, drove maybe a minute. And turned the car off. I've been fixing my own car's, for a long time now. Those types of things, never happen to me.
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It s a great thing .
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