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#4679389 - 02/27/18 05:56 AM ACDelco A348C excessive oil
Duffyjr Offline


Registered: 01/13/16
Posts: 483
Loc: Nebraska
Was looking at these filters at O'Reilly and they appear to be built just as good as the Wix so I thought I would try one but found them cheaper at Amazon so I ordered one.

When I opened the package I notice right away the oil on the box. The filter seems to have a light coat of oil covering it. The ones at the auto parts store did not have any oil on them. Is this normal or will it make the filter plug up quicker.

Since there are no sensors involved in this application I figure I'll just wipe it off the best I can and use it.



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#4679443 - 02/27/18 07:39 AM Re: ACDelco A348C excessive oil [Re: Duffyjr]
Snagglefoot Offline


Registered: 12/31/17
Posts: 1291
Loc: Alberta
I didnít know it had oil on it but isnít that a good thing? I believe the Fram Tough Guard Air filters have an oil film.

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#4679458 - 02/27/18 08:13 AM Re: ACDelco A348C excessive oil [Re: Snagglefoot]
krismoriah72 Offline


Registered: 02/16/09
Posts: 1460
Loc: wv
light oil mist applied to keep that metal from rusting..just like brake rotors. People wont buy if there is a spec of rust on metal items.

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#4679671 - 02/27/18 12:38 PM Re: ACDelco A348C excessive oil [Re: krismoriah72]
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
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Loc: Iowegia - USA
Originally Posted By: krismoriah72
light oil mist applied to keep that metal from rusting..just like brake rotors. People wont buy if there is a spec of rust on metal items.



Yep, it's a "preservative," anti-rusting oil film.
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