The seal appeared to be intact so I guess I’m good. At first I didn’t even notice that they had separated. I tried to install the new filter but it wouldn’t go all the way into the housing- duh! I then realized that something was wrong!
Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 13, 2018, at 3:36 PM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Never had one fall apart before, but the two parts are actually completely > separate filters -- the high density (gin trash or string wound) fine filter > bleeds back into the oil pan, the full flow paper filter feeds the engine oil > passages. There is a seal between them that the "post" goes through. > > Unless the seal between the two halves was damaged, no harm done, they are > just rolled together so you don't have two separate pieces to deal with. > > Peter > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com