oil filter wont seal

Asked by Feb 16, 2015 at 03:34 PM about the 2001 Chrysler Sebring

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

put new oil filter on when I start the car the oil filter gasket blows. this is the 3rd time. pcv value changed

5 Answers

19,590

Is there an old filter gasket stuck to the engine block? You can't double gasket an oil filter.

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25,155

Check that any portion of the old gasket is still on the block. Try an OEM filter. Hopefully there isn't something causing the oil pressure to spike.

25,155

TA I keep posting like a minute after you, LOL.

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19,590

LOL quicker on the draw I guess. LOL

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49,295

You guys are right on it. 2 gaskets on an oil filter mounting boss makes for a big mess.

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