I can't stop oil leak at oil cooler on top of the oil filter. Can it be bypassed and just install oil filter

Asked by Sep 07, 2013 at 06:24 PM about the 2005 Subaru Baja

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I installed new o ring on oil cooler and still get small oil trickle down on to the oil filter

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Are you torquing it down too tight? Maybe it's the oil cooler housing gasket?

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