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Oil is leaking from large locking next to where oil filter

Customer Question

Oil is leaking from large locking nut next to where oil filter screws into engine block (MA engine Mazda(###) ###-####. Leaks fast when engine running. Please diagnose the cause if possible. Ron
JA: Have you ever replaced the gaskets? Maybe the hoses?
Customer: The oil leak is specifically leaking from the 1 inch nut next to where the oil filter screws into the engine block (MA engine Mazda 626).
JA: What year is your 626?
Customer: 1980
JA: Are you fixing your 626 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I tried to tighten the nut where the oil is leaking from. Unable to tighten further. Is the nut part of an oil pressure valve?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 months ago.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No further response necessary. See Feedback reply. Ron
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 months ago.

Glad its resolved