3FE Oil Filter Question

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  1. cruiserhound

    cruiserhound

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    How much oil should I expect to come out of the 3FE when I remove the oil filter? I changed the oil and have a very slow drip coming from the gasket. I hand tightened it. I tried to back off it and it is still dripping. I think I need to unscrew it and inspect the gasket.
     
  2. Cruiserdrew

    Cruiserdrew On the way there SILVER Star

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    Me too. Should be drip free. Make sure the old gasket didn't stay on there.
     
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    Mine doesn’t drip and my truck is pretty sketchy, I’d take a look at the gasket situation.
     
  4. unklwedy

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    There are other threads on this subject. Long and short of it purchase 'Denso' oil filters from ???
     
  5. maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Can you really overland without 40s?

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    Do the 3fes have a oil cooler sandwiched between the filter and mount?
     
  6. Alleycats

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    The FSM states that you should hand tighten the oil filter, then go 3/4 of a turn with a oil filter wrench FYI.
     
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