I replaced the starter and my car didnt want to start & when it did when idleing oil gushed out. What would be the cause of this?
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1998 Mercury Sable Question: What would cause oil to gush out somewhere above oil filter after car started?
Answer #1pushrod July 19, 2013, 05:22Master
Did you, or whom ever, damage the oil filter while changing the starter?
Same proxcimity! IF battery wasn't disconnected prior to starter removal, may be a hole burned into the oil filter.
Replylindaj2222, July 19, 2013, 10:32Rookie
Thank you for the reply!! I know the battery was disconnected before my buddy removed the starter. I MADE SURE BOTH CABLES WERE OFF!! Dont know if he damaged oil filter when starter was replaced. What do I look for when checking oil filter?
Replypushrod, July 19, 2013, 15:02Master
Just replace it!
yes double ck oil filter