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2007 Honda Civic Si Question: Why would my Oil filter cap melt?

 

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JzandM, West Palm Beach, FL, October 26, 2011, 20:46
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I went to change my oil in my 2007 Honda Civic Si and when I took off the oil cap the inner ring of cap was melted? Does anyone have any clue why? has anyone experienced this before? Is it major

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 27, 2011, 20:56
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    Could it have previously fallen down and sat on the exhaust manifold during a previous oil change not done by you.

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