Cartridge oil filters are easy to inspect, but canister oil filters only give you a limited view.
Cartridge oil filters have their own advantages and drawbacks. This video is sponsored by FRAM.
A cartridge oil filter housing contains some of the most contaminated oil. This video is sponsored by FRAM.
Cartridge oil filters are becoming more common on import-nameplate vehicles. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
Cartridge oil filters account for a large number of oil filter applications in the field. The chances of improperly installing a cartridge oil filter are greater than with a spin-on filter. The key is to take your time, inspect before installing and follow the tips below. Use the correct tool to remove the housing. Just