what could cause a torn oil filter gasket

Asked by Aug 01, 2012 at 03:44 PM about the 2003 Lexus GS 300

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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95

Who cares? Just clean the residual gasket material, install a new filter and move on. But, if it happens again next time you change the oil, it could be from the engine getting to hot.

635

not putting oil on the gasket before installing so it dont bind up while tighting.

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