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Re: Oil pouring out from oil filter head

Subject: Re: Oil pouring out from oil filter head
From: Art Pfenninger <>
Date: Mon, 17 May 1999 13:10:51 -0400 (EDT)
In the filter head there is a rubber sealing ring. It may have stuck to
your old filter and now its gone. Remove the filter and feel around the
outside edge, or use a mirror.

On Mon, 17 May 1999 wrote:

> Please help.  I have a '77 B and recently did an oil change and replaced the 
> filter.  Ever since, when the engine is turned on, oil pours out of the oil 
> filter head from under the filter.  When the engine is off, there is no leak 
> at all.  I replaced the filter again twice to see if the filter itself or the 
> way I screwed it on was the problem but it doesn't seem to be.  I have owned 
> the car for 17 years and have always done the oil changes on it every 3,000 
> miles.  Is there a way of troubleshooting this problem?  Any help is greatly 
> appreciated.
> Thank you,
> John
> Dallas, TX

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