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post #29 of (permalink) Old 02-24-2007, 09:48 AM
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Originally Posted by cerritos
When I changed the oil and oil filter, it was very tight and very difficult to push the oil filter to the correct position on the o/f canister. (I did lub the canister rod and oil filter before I put them together. It did not help.)

Eventually, the oil filter was pushed to the correct position by torquing the o/f canister to 25 NM. (After toqquing the o/f canister, I removed the canister and inspected the filter and assembly.)

Does anyon have the same experience?

(I now wonder what difficulty I will have when I remove the oil filter next time when I change oil. Probably cutting the filter...etc)
Does anyone have the same experience?
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