How Long Does an Oil Filter Housing Gasket Last?

Oil is one of the most important parts of any engine due to the lubrication that it can provide. The internal parts of the engine need a lot of lubrication in order to stay working as they are supposed to. Keeping debris and dirt out of the oil supply in the car is the job of the oil filter. Without a properly working oil filter, you will find it hard to get the performance you need out of your engine. In order for the oil filter to work properly, the oil filter housing gasket will have to create a seal that keeps the oil in the engine. This gasket is always in use, which can lead to it becoming damaged over time.

Most of the gaskets on your engine are supposed to last a long as the car does. Due to the high amount of wear and tear that these gaskets will undergo in their lifetime, it is easy for them to become damaged. Having a damage oil filter housing gasket is a big deal and something that will have to be fixed in a hurry. The longer that you wait to have this gasket replaced, the more oil you will ultimately lose. Usually, this part will not be checked on a regular basis, which is why it is so important to listen to the warning signs that your car is giving you. Have a professional mechanic inspect and replace the oil filter housing gasket to make sure your car is operating in the best way possible.

The location of the gasket makes it very hard to change. Trying to change this gasket on your own will usually lead to a lot frustration and in some cases additional damage to the vehicle. Taking the car into a professional is the best option when trying to get the gasket repaired the right way.

If the oil filter housing gasket on your car is damaged, here are some of the things you may notice:

  • There is oil dripping from the oil filter
  • Visible oil leak coming from the intake manifold
  • The Low Oil light is on

Noticing these warning signs and getting the right repairs done can save you a lot of time and trouble in the long run. Choosing the right professionals to do this work is important and something that should be taken seriously.


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Arturo

27 years of experience
303 reviews
Arturo
27 years of experience
Mini Cooper L4-1.6L Turbo - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - San Diego, California
Great overall experience. Fast reliable and great ethics. Would recommend this company to anyone.
Nissan Xterra - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - San Diego, California
Where do i begin. Arturo was an awesome guy. He showed up on time and super cool to talk with and explained things to me what was going on with my Xterra. Great personality and did the job in record time and also changed my air filter too and showed me i was missing a few caps which was good to know before I blew up my engine! I will now have him and only him work on my car and roommates car as well. Just a really really cool guy and honest. Half the price of what Goodyear was going to charge me so that helps a lot being in on disability and not much money these days. You guys better keep this guy around. total asset to your company. Thansk

James

30 years of experience
873 reviews
James
30 years of experience
Cadillac SRX V6-3.6L - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Winter Garden, Florida
James is the best! He was able to correct what was done improperly at a shop. Very professional and knowledgeable!
Honda Odyssey - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Casselberry, Florida
James did an excellent job and I really really like this man is a good mechanic and he shows you things and tells you things that are true

Matthew

33 years of experience
1210 reviews
Matthew
33 years of experience
Mini Cooper L4-1.6L Turbo - Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement - Hampton, Virginia
Highly professional n very personable. His mechanics knowledge n experience, backed by his ASE certification, was quite evident. Showed on time n quickly went to work. He was both diligent n quiet...and cleaned area upon job completion. With his honesty n persona, a friendship could easily develop. I would highly recommend Matthew for any future repair considerations.
BMW 640i Gran Coupe - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Hampton, Virginia
Matthew not only fixed my vehicle but provided outstanding customer service. He came prepared to do the job and completed the job in a timely manner. I will be requesting him again if I need a mechanic. Thanks!

Attila

19 years of experience
906 reviews
Attila
19 years of experience
BMW X3 L6-3.0L Turbo - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Belleville, New Jersey
He is a such professional mechanic in all respects, skillful, responsible and careness. Even after job done, he still called me to make sure I was getting home safely because I came from Philadelphia and the day was snowing while he was doing the job. I only trust him to help me on my 2012 BMW X3. He is definitely a top mechanic in Eastern coast.
BMW X3 - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Summit, New Jersey
We got some unexpected problem when replacing the oil filter housing gasket, Attila was successfully get it sorted out.

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