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2012 Chevrolet Malibu - Leak after oil change

Can’t get oil to stop leaking after I change oil and filter. The cap is on top of the motor and no matter how I try the rubber O ring always bulges and there is a oh so slight drip that annoys the heck out of me. I hava an 06 Ford Fusion which has a very similar set up but Ford has a ring on the cap so the O ring cannot herniate. I am not a novice at changing oil, I have been doing it for at least 45 years. We have owned this car for many years and I am finally asking for help. Kind of like getting directions. Thank you so much

OK , who started singing ’ Send in the Clowns '?

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How about a picture Kevin? It could be worth more than 1000 words!

I surely didn’t, but now I can’t get it out of my head. :woozy_face:

Replace the oil cap.

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