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Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN #4686324
03/06/18 02:49 PM
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Virginia
baomo Offline OP
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I cut open a Purolator Classic L14610 that was on my Kia and has 5825 miles running Mobil Super 5000 10W30 oil over about 2 years.
Not sure how to interpret the manufacture code. The pleats were tight all the way around except near the crimp. I couldn't see any tears anywhere. The black rubber valve was a little hard and kind of slow to go back to shape but there weren't any cracks. Overall I didn't see anything that concerned me. What do you guys think?


















Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686327
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Made 9/22/2014.

Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: ZeeOSix] #4686343
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Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
Made 9/22/2014.


Was about to mention this smile

OP: Looks good and thanks for c&p

What did you replace filter with?

Last edited by car51; 03/06/18 03:01 PM.

09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686349
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Exciting stuff. LOL! Really it seems most Purolator filters seem to be fine.

Last edited by tig1; 03/06/18 03:07 PM.

2007 Ford Fusion 232,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 55K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and MC LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: ZeeOSix] #4686356
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baomo Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
Made 9/22/2014.

Interesting, so I suppose this predates the reported tearing issues? It must have been a shelf queen because I installed it in April 2016 and typically buy the oil and filter a few days before.

Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686387
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Originally Posted By: baomo
Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
Made 9/22/2014.

Interesting, so I suppose this predates the reported tearing issues? It must have been a shelf queen because I installed it in April 2016 and typically buy the oil and filter a few days before.

Purolator oil filters with date codes after this one have been observed with tears. Also, the date code was properly decoded.


2004 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686454
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Always did like a Purolator filter


1994 Jeep 159k Mobil 5000 5w30
2014 Camry 34k Havoline 5w20
2018 Jeep Cherokee 2k FactFill
2014 HD Ultra 40k Mobil1 15w50
2012 Rav4 37k Pennzoil Platinum 5w20
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: toneydoc] #4686476
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Always did at one time like a Purolator filter. grin2

Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686526
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1/2 hr N.E. of Detroit
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I liked Purolator in Fall 2014 also.


She's the only sister-in-law I have. But she's not my favorite.
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: tig1] #4686586
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Originally Posted By: tig1
Exciting stuff. LOL! Really it seems most Purolator filters seem to be fine.


Agreed


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: wemay] #4686599
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"Seem" is the key word. grin2

Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: ZeeOSix] #4686680
03/06/18 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted By: ZeeOSix
"Seem" is the key word. grin2

It seems there are quite a few Purolator made issues in the last 3 months or so. wink

#4679843 - 02/27/18 05:18 PM MOPAR 04892339AA Factor Installed TORN
Seam was not properly crimped
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4680235/1

#4662507 - 02/11/18 06:27 AM Carquest R84502 TORN! CUT OPEN
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4662990/1

Pennzoil PZ-37 C&P
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4650633/1

#4626006 - 01/06/18 01:41 PM Motorcraft FL-500 C&P...with a tear!
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4626167/1

#4604306 - 12/15/17 09:53 AM Mahle OC705 7800 Miles cut open - TORN!!!
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4607447/1

#4546259 - 10/17/17 01:28 PM FL400S Split
Used as inline ATF filter
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4547225/1

11k+ Pennzoil PZ-37 C&P Torn Media
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/Topics/4605843/1

Bosch D3422 cut @ 5,544 Miles, oh my!
Seam split
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4544101/1


2004 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686698
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The oil flow rate for the Kia isn't so terribly much - - that's a pretty big filter to handle the small flow rate.


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: baomo] #4686719
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Looks good.



Re: Purolator Classic L14610, 5825 miles CUT OPEN [Re: WellOiled] #4686721
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Welloiled - maybe I should have said "Seam" is the key word. grin2

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