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1996 dodge ram 1500: 5.9L..put a new engin and i put the oil filter

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i have a 1996 dodge ram 1500 5.9L 4x4.I just put a new engin and i put the oil filter on but it did not cover the return hole. and it through oil all over.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  rich replied 7 years ago.
di you put in a new engine or a salvage engine and what oil filter are you using
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

It is a reman engin from part store. oil filter part # XXXXX

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
hi rich. i put a reman engin in a 1996 dodge ram 1500 4x4 5.9 Litter. I went to put on the oil filter and i tried to start the engin and oil was falling out the side of the filter. It did not cover the return hole on the block. I thaught it was the wrong filter but the part store said it was the right one.part # XXXXX
Expert:  rich replied 7 years ago.
did you put the oil filter mounting plate in under the screw--it looks like a flat piece of steel and is about 4 inches across