Oil drain plug leaks

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Fri Aug 23 20:21:36 EDT 2002

At 2:19 PM -0700 8/23/02, cpcycle wrote:
>Hi Gang
>While the car was in shop getting a tune up to pass smog, my mechanic found
>that the drain plug leaks.
>Is there a kit to fix this problem and who would have it?

If it's the oil pan plug, that ought to require just installing a new
copper washer (about $1) and then tighten to specs (torque to about
25 lb-ft, and don't overtighten, as it's a steel plug in an aluminum
pan). Has it already been stripped, I wonder?


Phil Rose				Rochester, NY USA
'91 200q	(135 Kmiles, Lago blue)
'91 200q   (58 Kmiles, Tornado red)
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