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    Gainesville, Texas, USA
  • Porsche Club
  • Present cars
    1999 Porsche 996 Carrera Convertible
  • Future cars
    None at the moment.
  • Former cars
    1973 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia, 1968 Volkswagen Beetle.
  1. Thanks for the info. I wish I would have seen the suggestions about the oil filter adapter before I changed the oil. Maybe next time. It was something I considered when looking for a new filter and canister.
  2. I was changing the oil on my 1999 996 Carerra. I unscrewed the oil filter case, then pulled the oil filter down. When the oil filter came down, I looked at the top of it and noticed the part (I don’t know the name of it) it fits onto came off with the oil filter. I had changed the oil several times and this never happened before. I don’t know how that part is supposed to go back on. I tried pressing it back on and it broke. The oil filter case would not screw back on all the way when I stuck the part in the top of the filter like it was when I pulled the filter down. After it broke, I just put the oil filter and case back on. Now my oil pressure is at 5 anytime I give it gas. I was told the part prevents oil from back flowing into the engine. I can’t fine anything about it on the net or on YouTube. Can anyone identify this part? And how is it supposed to go back on so the oil filter case will screw all the way on? Any help is greatly appreciated. James
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