Auto Parts Search
GMC Engine >> OIL LEAKS AT OIL FILTER ADAPTOR
Oil Leaks At Oil Filter Adapter On
1989-91 GM 4.3L (262 CID) Engines
General Motors 4.3L (262 CID) engines installed in 1989-91Chevrolet S-10 and GMC S-15 trucks may experience oil leaks at theoil filter adapter.
Engines in these applications use a remote oil filter assembly that requires an oil filter adapter to be installed at the oil filter mounting area of the cylinder block (see illustration). The original gasket fails to seal properly and may also cause the adapter bolts to lose torque. Simply retorquing the bolts may stop the leak, but will not result in a permanent repair. Replacement of the gasket and adapter is recommended. The revised gasket carries GM Part #10172754 and the adapter GM Part #10172750.
Position the gasket on the adapter and hold it in place with petroleum jelly. Do not use any type of sealer on the gasket or the adaptor. Each of the remote filter lines is fitted with an O- ring. Be sure to torque the two mounting bolts to 13-18 lbs.ft. and the remote line bolts to 22-29 lbs.ft.
The AERA Technical Committee
Looking for replacement GMC engines? Visit our online Rebuilt Engines Store. Need to fix your GMC engine? Access here the comprehensive online repair guide for your GMC engine. Click Here to find a used GMC engine.
Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...
|1999 GMC K1500 Tailgate Handle Bezel, A high quality, direct fit OE replacement tailgate handle bezel; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..||$7.17|
|2003 GMC Sonoma Bumper, Rear, With step pad provision and license plate holes; A high quality, OE replacement step bumper; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..||$109.59|
|2002 GMC Pickup Fullsize C/K 15" x 6" Steel Wheel, Steel Wheel; 15 X 6; Solid Disc; 5 Lug; 5 Inch BP; Ident RAK; Black Full Face, , .||$69.50|
|1993 GMC S15 Jimmy V6, 4.3 L, 262 CID Rebuilt Engine, CPI, balance shaft, roller cam, two temp/detonation senders in left head, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .||$1,400.00|
|2002 GMC Envoy Used Tail Finish Panel, Pocket license, Very Good.||$57.00|
|2007 GMC Acadia Used Rear View Mirror, W/ONSTAR (OPT UE1), W/AUTOMATIC DIM HEADLAMPS (WITH COMPASS, OPT DD7) OWN, Very Good.||$68.00|