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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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Matthew

32 years of experience
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Matthew
32 years of experience
Mini Cooper - 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

18 years of experience
667 reviews
Attila
18 years of experience
BMW X3 - 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.

Torrieanto

11 years of experience
621 reviews
Torrieanto
11 years of experience
Nissan Altima - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Tampa, Florida
Mr. Torrieantos was on time and very professional. I would have him work on either of my vehicles any time. Very happy with the service.
BMW 525i - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Plant City, Florida
We have had Torrieanto out 3 times now for different problems with our BMW. We are very happy with his work. He knows what he's doing and gets it done, cleans up after himself, and doesn't do things that don't need done. We will use him whenever we have an issue.

Pedro

7 years of experience
20 reviews
Pedro
7 years of experience
Dodge Charger - Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement - Bakersfield, California
Fast and professional service. He did a great job repairing my oil leak and identifying additional recommended services. Highly recommend.

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