Originally Posted by Sir-Knight
dealer cranked the filter on my first change real tight... so tight that 6 guys tried to tag team it off in a driveway garage day... must've fought it for an hour before it came off.
I've had this happen as well on one of my cars. Jiffy Lube install no less. The thing was so tight that after I destroyed the filter case trying to get it off I had to resort to using a cold chisel on the base plate to CUT it of.
Too, I've had the opposite happen. Again, another Jiffy Lube install, the filter worked loose on a roadtrip to PA. Ended up loosing close to 2 qts. of oil. Sorry WVa water supply.