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Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement Service

How much does a Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a BMW 1802 Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement is $323 with $76 for parts and $247 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1971 BMW 1802L4-1.8LService typeOil Filter Housing Gasket ReplacementEstimate$451.07Shop/Dealer Price$534.61 - $682.81
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What is the Oil Filter Housing Gasket all about?

Oil is vital for a running engine; it must have the right viscosity and be changed on a regular basis. As the oil passes through your engine, it picks up debris and particles. If left unchecked, the debris will cause serious damage to your engine. The solution is an oil filter – it does exactly what the name implies: it filters the oil and removes particulates before they have a chance to damage engine components.

Depending on the make and model you drive, you may have an internal or an external oil filter. External filters are the most common in the US, and are primarily used on American cars and Asian imports. However, many European imports use internal filters. External filters are mounted under the engine, located near the front of the bottom. Most internal filters are installed into a sealed housing at the top of the engine.

Both external and internal filters attach to the housing, which mounts to the engine and requires a gasket to keep engine oil from leaking out around it. Over time, this gasket will become brittle and crack, allowing oil to leak out.

Keep in mind:

  • Oil filter housing gasket leaks can and should be caught during basic maintenance.
  • It may require some diagnosis to determine if the leak comes from the filter housing gasket, or from another area of the engine.
  • All gaskets will eventually break down and wear out, so replacement is a possibility for all vehicles.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is lifted and supported on jack stands oil and filter are removed
  • The defective oil filter housing gasket is removed
  • The new oil filter housing gasket is installed
  • The vehicle is removed from jack stands
  • The vehicle is started and checked for oil leaks and filter operation

Our recommendation:

Ensuring that oil leaks are repaired is critical for your engine to operate smoothly. Work with one of our expert mechanics to monitor oil leaks and provide sound advice and guidance on when they should be addressed.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Oil Filter Housing Gasket?

  • Oil dripping from the oil filter on an external, bottom mounted filter
  • Oil leaking around the intake manifold on a top mounted, internal oil filter

How important is this service?

Given the importance of the oil filter to the operation and health of your engine, replacing a failed oil filter housing gasket is vital. Even a minor leak can pose a serious threat quickly.

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TJ

26 years of experience
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TJ
26 years of experience
BMW 328i L6-3.0L - Oil Filter Housing Gasket Replacement - Fort Myers, Florida
Great service, show up in time, perfect work. very good explanation on service. We will use your service in the future. We will use your service for my fleet.

Torrieanto

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Torrieanto
12 years of experience
BMW 525i L6-3.0L - 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.

Cyrus

35 years of experience
110 reviews
Cyrus
35 years of experience
BMW 328i L6-3.0L - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Atlanta, Georgia
Great job

Robert

31 years of experience
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Robert
31 years of experience
BMW 535i L6-3.0L Turbo - Oil Filter Housing Gasket - Sunnyvale, California
Robert is a good mechanic. He came on time and did a good job in replacing the gaskets. It's been two days I didn't see any oil leak. Though my only concern was after the repair Robert forgot to clean the spilled oil on the parking spot. I am not exactly sure, whether the mechanic is responsible for cleaning the already leaked oil on the engine and on engine splash shield. But I expected it be cleaned. Apart from cleaning the oil, he had done a great job. If the cleaning part is not his job, I will definitely give 4.5 stars for his repair. As I expected it be complete giving him 3 stars.

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