Oil filter is leaking oil

Tiny
CMZANNN
  • 1986 HONDA ACCORD
  • 200 MILES

YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST Q&A ON THE WEB.1986 HONDA ACCORD. BETWEEN OIL FILTER HOUSING AND THE BLOCK OIL IS LEAKING. THE BOLTS ON THE OIL FILTER HOUSING ARE TIGHT. IS THERE A GASKET OR A O-RING THAT COULD BE CAUSE. THERE IS OIL LEAKING FROM BETWEEN OIL FILTER HOUSING AND THE BLOCK. BOLTS R TIGHT.

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 AT 9:54 AM

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Tiny
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There should be an "O" ring or gasket under it that can be replaced.

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 AT 11:04 AM
Tiny
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If the filter housing has a cooler, it has an O-ring. If no cooler is present, the filter should sit directly onto the block, that would mean an bad filter gasket or an incorrectly torqued filter.

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 AT 12:51 PM

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