we have an oil leak by the oil filter, any ideas what the problem is?

Asked by May 31, 2017 at 09:57 AM about the 2008 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sometimes the rubber oil filter gasket sticks when removing old filter and when new filter is installed will leak as there is a double gasket. Replace the filter making sure the filter mount has a clean metal surface for the filter gasket to seal.

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