4.2 Lubricating Oil Filter
DETROIT DIESEL 53
Fig. 2. Typical Full-Flow Filter Details and Relative Location of Parts
Place a new gasket on the oil cooler adaptor.
filter base or filter junction housing from the oil cooler
The small protrusion on the oil filter base gasket must
adaptor (Fig. 2).
mate with the boss on the filter base regardless of
position in which the filter is assembled. If the gasket is
Remove the retaining screw which secures the
not correctly positioned, the flow of oil may be
spring retainer to the filter base and withdraw the spring
obstructed. Secure the oil filter base or filter junction
and valve from the base.
housing to the oil cooler adaptor.
Wash all of the parts in fuel oil and dry them
Start the engine and check for ail leaks.
with compressed air.
Inspect the parts for wear or damage and
replace them if necessary.
Reassemble the by-pass valve.
1972 General Motors Corp.