Garmin’s Tip of the Month - November 2010

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To loosen a sticking oil filter that you can’t get to unscrew with a standard filter wrench; simply attach a hose clamp around the filter’s base, close and tighten it, and, after positioning a flat-head screwdriver sideways against the screw housing of the clamp, gently tap it with a hammer. I’ve had success with this method on more than one occasion.

This article originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.