1995 Mercury Cougar Q&A

1995 Mercury Cougar Question: estimated time and cost to replace the oil filter bypass gasket

I noticed oil leaking "behind" the oil filter and looked at the Mercury service manual and it shows a gasket behind the plate that the oil filter screws onto. looks like two bolts and a stud fasten it to the engine. -
Answer 1
between 1 to 1.5 hrs plus the part,i'm guessing 100-150 bucks. -
Answer 2
ck estimator on this site -