The oil filter is screwed against the "oil cooler". The oil cooler
has an oil seal that is sandwiched between the cooler and the mounting
Over time, the oil cooler seal gets brittle & cracks. Resulting in
a very fast oil leak when the engine is running.
To replace the oil cooler seal, you need to remove the oil filter, loosen
and remove the 27mm nut that secures the oil cooler against the
Lower the oil cooler off of the mounting tube and then replace the
oil cooler seal.
Install in reverse order.
Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 10:17 PM