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post #1 of 13 Old 06-24-2011, 07:42 AM Thread Starter
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anyone ever had an issue with theres? I really think mine is leaking. I have had it for about 6 months now and have pulled it twice to put new copper gasket and still dripping. Really driving me crazy and messing up the driveway. You guys think one could be faulty? I have it tight in the pan and seems to be comeing from spout and not around gasket.

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So the internal ball valve isn't sealing? Hmm, just put mine in last week, hope it doesn't start to leak.

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mine's been installed about 3 years now without leaking a drop... sounds like you may have a bad one

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mine's been installed about 3 years now without leaking a drop... sounds like you may have a bad one
I am thinking this too. I am gonna contact where I got it from and go from there. Just sucks cause will prob tell me I am sol....

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Ive had mine for about 8 months now with out a drop of oil ever coming from it. Sounds to me like you got a bad one. If they do say your SOL at least its only a 25 dollar part and not a 125 dollar part.

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Curious what you find.... I JUST bought one that I haven't installed yet, waiting for my next Blackstone "date" to install it.

Next project is to clean/sand/grind down the oil pan and paint it. Hopefully it will last a while... dang salt.
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had mine in abt a year, not a drop here either

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no problem with mine and my mechanic loves it when doing a oil change
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anyone ever had an issue with theres? I really think mine is leaking. I have had it for about 6 months now and have pulled it twice to put new copper gasket and still dripping. Really driving me crazy and messing up the driveway. You guys think one could be faulty? I have it tight in the pan and seems to be comeing from spout and not around gasket.
As I remember it was not a copper washer but some other sort of material.

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As I remember it was not a copper washer but some other sort of material.
Yeah, I have copper washers for my drain plug, but the fumoto on my desk has like a cork kinda washer.
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