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Purolator Classic Oil Filters

Part No. L14459 Warranty  

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Looking for a quality filter but watching your wallet? A Purolator Classic oil filter provides maximum protection against harmful contaminants getting into your engine, and costs a little less than a Purolator PureONE oil filter. For low-mileage or highway driving, a Purolator Classic oil filter is the oil filter of choice. Purolator Classic Oil Filters are 97.5% Efficient* With an efficiency rating of 97.5%, just slightly lower than a Purolator PureONE oil filter, you can be assured that a Purolator Classic oil filter provides premium protection for every day driving.

Product Features:
  • Multi-fiber, high density media filters out harmful contaminants.
  • Internally lubricated Nitrile gasket requires less torque for filter removal.
  • Anti-drainback valve minimizes engine dry start.
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Purolator ClassicOil Filters
 
4.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (13)
  • Easy to use (13)
  • High-performance (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Versatile (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small cars (12)
    • Large cars (9)
    • Trucks (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (8), Mechanic (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

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    5.0

    I Prefer Purolator Over Fram Oil Filters

    By Tonka

    from Orlando, FL

    About Me Auto Enthusiast

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    Level 2

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Cars

      Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

      I use purolator oil filters on all my cars, they last longer than fram oil filters.

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      5.0

      Excellent Oil Filter for a 5k mi. OC!

      By tonedeaf

      from Roanoke, Va.

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Exc Performance To Cost
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars
        • Trucks

        Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

        I really enjoy changing the oil in our 3 cars because it's easy, save money and know that the job was done right. Been using Puralator Classic and Pure Ones for a long time. For an extended OC interval or if the filter is in a difficult location (two oil changes before filter change), I'll use the Pure Ones. For a 4-5k mi. OC, I'll go w/the Classic. Never had any issues w/either filter. For the price it's hard to beat either filter. I've bought in the past MUCH more expensive filters but not sure if it was really necessary. I trust the Purator brand and will buy their filters in the future.

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        4.0

        i would buy again, my favorite.

        By di

        from barboursville, wv

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • High-Performance
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars
          • Small Cars
          • Trucks

          Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

          this filter is made better than other name brands. they are made of parts that are more durable, inside as well. I have seen the inside and they are made with better material.

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Can't beat the quality or the price

          By dalefan279

          from Indianapolis, In

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          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • High-Performance
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

            I have a 2001 Ford Ranger and a 2010 Hyundai Sonata that I use Purolator filters on. I also use their air filters. Never any problems with either. Great quality at a great price.

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Not Bad

            By Bklyn J

            from lancaster Pa.

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            Level 4

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Small Cars

              Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

              This is A pretty good oil filter. Some people say a oil filter is a oil filter, there all the same but thats pretty much false. Cheap oil filters get clogged quick and are alot smaller in length and roundness compared to the better ones. Bottom line its a better filter then a quick stop oil change place would use and bigger but its also not top of the line, its defiantly worth buying though. I bought this one and was totally satisfied, next one will be a more expensive one just to compare the dirt and grid one collects verse the other.

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              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best oil filter for the money

              By F250 Bump

              from East-Central, KY

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              Level 4

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • High-Performance
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Large Cars
                • Small Cars
                • Trucks

                Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

                I'm picky about my oil filters, and after reading all the reviews and comparisons out there, I TRUST Purolator filters to protect my engine! I use them on all my vehicles - truck, cars, motorcycles, ATV, lawnmower, and anywhere else I need a quality filter. Sure, I could pay more for a slightly better filter... but I can also pay more for garbage filters too...

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                (6 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Better price than FRAM

                By Oldsguy56

                from Parkersburg, WV

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

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                Level 3

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Large Cars
                • Small Cars
                • Trucks

                Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

                I usually use FRAM, but use these when FRAM is not available, or due to cost.

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                (11 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                One of the best 'cheap' filters!

                By DSMer

                from Mid Ga

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                Level 10

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Cars
                  • Small Cars
                  • Trucks

                  Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

                  These are good filters, if you want one of the best filters step up to the Purulator Pure filter for a couple bucks more. It is one of the best!

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                  (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  GoodFilter

                  By CarMan

                  from Catskills, NY

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                  Level 3

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

                      I've been using Purolator filters for years - no problems.

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                      (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Good Product

                      By RPH

                      from Edgewater Fl.

                      Verified Buyer
                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Large Cars
                        • Small Cars
                        • Trucks

                        Comments about Purolator Classic Oil Filters:

                        Good Product

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                        • Q:

                          Is this filter made with an anti-drain back valve?
                          Asked on 5/2/2012 by David from Orlando Fl.

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The specification of this part Purolator Classic Oil Filter, Part No. L14459 manufactured by Purolator: Style: Spin-On Lube Filter, Service: Lube, Type: Full Flow, Media: Paper, Height: 3.194, Outer Diameter Top: 3.252, Outer Diameter Bottom: Closed, Thread Size: 20X1.5 MM, By-Pass Valve Setting-PSI: 8-11, Anti-Drain Back Valve: Yes, Beta Ratio: 2/20=6/20, Burst Pressure-PSI: 280, Max Flow Rate: 9-11 GPM, Nominal Micron Rating: 21.
                            For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                            Answered on 5/5/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can this filter be used with synthetic motor oil. Specifically Mobil 1 0W20.
                          Asked on 2/17/2012 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Yes, this Purolator Classic Oil Filter with part# L14459 should work fine with synthetic motor oil. In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                            Answered on 2/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          What does L10241 fit on
                          Asked on 1/13/2012 by Anonymous from Sharp, Ky

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          what size filter tool is required to remove this filter
                          Asked on 8/10/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            We suggest an adjustable filter tool that will fit a 3.15 inch diameter filter.

                            Answered on 9/1/2011 by Eric from AAP
                        • Q:

                          what wil it fit
                          Asked on 12/15/2010 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          where does the oil filter go? took screws out and found nothing that looked like this.
                          Asked on 11/7/2010 by larry from alabama

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            For further assistance, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle

                            Answered on 11/8/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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