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How hard is it suppose to be to get filter to Snap in?
It did not seem to be in tight, will it stay in?


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how difficult was it to remove the old filter? Shouldn't be able to fall out by itself... what is your year make model engine size and trans?


   
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93 New Yorker 5th Ave 3.3, and a 3.8.
It kind of snapped out but it didn't Snap going in.
I hit it with the butt of my palm, the little pegs clicked ,the round one felt not Snapped in.


   
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you put the new O-ring in right? that's what seals the tube when it gets pushed up into the filter port. You may want to lube up the O-ring before you put nit in.


   
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I did lube it , think that it is what is holding it up.
Felt like it was too firm / fat an O- ring.
Will it fall off in the pan?
Can it hurt it ?
It seems to shift harder, ...


   
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yes, sometimes the O-ring is tough to get in. it has to be squeezed in until it slips into a groove in the trans. that's the snap you probably felt taking the old one out. the o-ring coming out of the groove. sometimes installing the filter and either rocking or twisting the filter side to side (slightly) will help get the o-ring in. The filter is like a pick up for the trans. If the o-ring doesn't seal the suction that might pull from around the seal instead of through the filter.


   
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instead of through the filter. :geek:


   
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