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Dealer is the only one thats changed the oil. Problem is oil is leaking at the oil filter cover. I suspect they cross threaded the threads in the engine. They replaced the cover and gasket. Is there any way to fix these threads? Oil leak is bad. 45k miles Thanks

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Check O-Ring on filter cover. Most likely they re-used your old o-ring gasket. Sometimes you get by with it, sometimes you don't. I replace every change. Any other problem will be very obvious just by looking at it.

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my o-ring went bad and had to switch it. the one I have isnt perfect but it works better than the old one. No leaks since. So yeah check that like GTO said. Speaking of which I never got a real chevy o-ring or one with my filter or anything. Where do I get them?
 

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The last oil filter I bought came with a new ring. The oil change before, the filter did not. I guess check the box at the store before you buy...
 

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I replaced my ring and it was fine, had just a minor leak but got it to stop by replacing the whole thing
 

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Thanks for the replies. The second to last oil change they must of not installed the cover/ o-ring propely. On the last oil change they did a Goodwrench multi-point inspection like always and there was a note (Engine oil leak) So I took it in the next day and they replaced rocker cover gasket, but that wasn't the fix. Took it back in yesterday and they replaced the filter cover. I hope its fixed. I don't know what tool they are useing but they really rounded the nut on the new cover. I might change the oil my self next time to see whats going on. I need a 32mm socket?
 

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I'm sure it is a 32mm, but not sure about space for socket and drive. I use a 12" long adjustable and it works perfect. One of the easiest and least messy cars to do an oil change on.
 

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yeah what I do is use the socket until its loose enough to do by hand then remove it, then do the opposite to put it back on. Zoomer's right, easiest oil job evar!
 
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