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is that the original filter, or grease monkey at dealer or shop?


Precisely why I change my own oil, dont need someone cranking the filter or drain plug!
 

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Found it!

I've heard if this happening, but in 43 years this is the 1st time. Btw, why in the hell do they crank that freaking oil filter on so tight in the 1st place?!

It's just that this Brampton assembly line worker has a bad attitude and doesn't know his own strength!


P.S. The only reason they keep him is that he works cheap- a truckload of bananas a day.



 

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Don't know that the filter is installed at Brampton, I'm guessing it's installed at Saltillo because they test the engines there before shipping to Brampton by train.

And although they're on there pretty tight, it seems they install the filters dry with no oil on the gasket and that's what gives you the most grief trying to get them loose. And the gasket almost glues itself to the mount, just like in the pic.

They might be ordered to do this by FCA as no way would a filter just come loose and as long as the dealer can get it off its no big deal.

I used a 93-15 filter cap wrench and came off fairly easy compared to what I was expecting. :D




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Don't know that the filter is installed at Brampton, I'm guessing it's installed at Saltillo because they test the engines there before shipping to Brampton by train.

And although they're on there pretty tight, it seems they install the filters dry with no oil on the gasket and that's what gives you the most grief trying to get them loose. And the gasket almost glues itself to the mount, just like in the pic.

They might be ordered to do this by FCA as no way would a filter just come loose and as long as the dealer can get it off its no big deal.

I used a 93-15 filter cap wrench and came off fairly easy compared to what I was expecting. <img src="http://www.challengertalk.com/forums/images/smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Big Grin" class="inlineimg" />




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Yeah, I used one of my many oil filter wrenches to get it off.
 

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I've also only had the gasket stick to the flange once. It was a Mopar oil filter and I noticed the filter had no crimps around it to retain the gasket. All the other Mopar filters I've bought did have the crimps.
 

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Found it!

I've heard if this happening, but in 43 years this is the 1st time.

Btw, why in the hell do they crank that freaking oil filter on so tight in the 1st place?!
Good thing you checked otherwise you might have had a real problem on your hands. Had a coworker who changed his oil and did not check for the o-ring....long story short...his oil light came on, had a massive oil leak and almost ruined his engine.
 
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