Volkswagen Cabrio Problem Report

Volkswagen Cabrio Coolant Leak From Oil Filter Housing O-Ring

(13 reports)

A coolant leak may develop after oil filter replacement. When tightening or loosening the oil filter the filter housing may turn damaging the coolant o-ring seal. The recommended procedure is to hold the filter housing when tightening or loosening the oil filter.

Dealer wanted $500 for this. Also,loss of coolant resulted in thermostat check engine light that lead to unnecessary change of thermostat. -
Slight leak. -
Slow coolant leak for the past year then my oil filter housing unit cracked leaking oil. Ordered a used oil filter housing & waiting for it to arrive -
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