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Old 01-08-2002, 10:27 AM
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I've found that you don't have to punch a hole in the top of the filter. Just unscrew it 1/2 to 3/4 turn and leave it for a few minutes.

That was among the best information I learned on this forum. I had been spilling oil on every filter change for four years on this car!
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