<VV> Excessive oil pressure at oil filter

Frank DuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Wed Oct 7 21:28:58 EDT 2015

I have seen this twice. Both times it was a stuck oil pressure relief valve. Both times I was able to 
remove the cap, spring and plunger in the car and clean them up.

Shocking how fast that oil filter will balloon with no pressure relief!

Frank DuVal

> On Oct 7, 2015, at 12:13 PM, air_cooled63--- via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> Had friend call me to look at an oil problem on his Vair. Oil was sprayed all over the engine bay and investigation showed a new Clarks oil filter cocked to one side and the seal as sticking out. Appears that the pressure relief has stuck. 
> Any one had this problem in the past?  Lots of work ahead. 
> Jerry Brown

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