Proper Tool to Drain Gearbox
cpcycle at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 9 19:15:35 EDT 2004
Phil's message sent me to my tool box. In my VW days I bought a combo
wrench that a 17mm hex on one end and a 21mm box on the other end.
One for the transmission and one for the oil drain plug. PN# S5902
Phil Rose wrote:
> At 10:43 AM -0400 8/8/04, Phil Rose wrote:
>> At 6:22 PM -0400 8/7/04, The Corbs wrote:
>>> Looks like a 17mm allen key. Couldn't find one locally so tried to
>>> make a
>>> tool using bolt and nuts.
>>> Found that the plugs have been screwed in so tight that the nuts
>>> keep coming
>>> loose before the plug.
>>> Any tricks or source for the right tool?
>> I bought mine when a Snap-On truck was making its rounds at a local
>> auto repair shop. However I don't seem to find the tool listed in the
>> their on-line catalog. I had also tried your "nut and bolt"
>> approach-- unsuccessfully.
> Here's the pertinent Snap On info:
> Stock Number CPT110A
> Socket, VW Transmission Drain Plug (17mm external hex, 3/8" drive)
> Price ** $14.20
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