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Mercedes-Benz ML320 Oil filter housing may develop oil leaks

 
Mercedes-Benz ML320 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 156,666 mi (100,000 mi - 214,000 mi)

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Oil leaks can develop around the oil filter housing.
  •  Enthusiast

    I am leaking oil somewhere around the oil filter housing but can't see the exact source of the leak. Does anyone know where I can find a diagram of the parts and componants to fix this?

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  •  Rookie

    Not fixed, Leaking on driver side of vehicle behind the oil filter housing.I use Synthetic oil, (Mobil 1 )and feel this may have seeped pass the gaskets in that area. It has affected my serpentine belt which failed after only 2000 miles. Will post further report after succesful repairs.

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  •  Rookie

    this is a serious issue. I've been told I have an oil leak, then no oil leak. Then power steering leak. I just don't know anymore; don't know who to believe.

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