Originally Posted by d design
Hi guys I have an oil leak
coming from the oil filter
. It drips once every 10 seconds at 2500rpm. I replaced oil
and filter 4 engine
hours ago. I made sure I oiled the o ring before spinning on the filter to hand tight but not super tight. Any ideas why its leaking? Wrong filter? Dirt on o ring grove?
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did you follow the directions on the filter? Yanmar
often happens with non-yanmar filters (ie automotive or non metric thread filters)
The yamnar filter for my 3gm30
requires 1 full turn after making contact - ie very tight - I can't hand tighten that much - I need a wrench to get it that tight.