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Old 09-19-2004, 07:07   #1 (permalink)
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Sump plug problem

Well i went to change my oil yesterday, and the sump plug is just spinning in the sump.
Im thinking that the Captive nut has come loose.
Any idea's?

Im also thinking its going to be exspensive.
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Old 09-19-2004, 08:07   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Sump plug problem

For the $1 000 000 question
What shoud TIKFD6 use to get his sump plug out?
A)oxy
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C)chain saw
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Old 09-19-2004, 09:14   #3 (permalink)
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E) tie sump plug to pole and hit reverse

If the nut has come off on the inside you'll have to drop the sump anyway
that will make it a lot easier to get out
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Re: Sump plug problem

I spoke to my mechanic today he racons id know if teh nut came loose and he reckons its just a striped plug.
he's gunna fix it tomorrow.
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Dam I want to see B) TNT. Good to hear that it is nothing major.
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Hopefully.
If its not that the sump will have to come out.
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you should buy a VCT sum plug Kerry, not the dodgy ED ones.
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I read somewhere the factory programming of the vct sump plug is no good...

Might aswell do the serpentine conversion if you've got to drop the sump anyhow Kerry.
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I read somewhere the factory programming of the vct sump plug is no good...
LOL, its ok, they have a fantastic piggyback plug for it now that makes it far, far better. As good as most V8 sump plugs.
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Damn buddy.... AFAIK its a nut welded to the inside of the pan, whilst your taking the sump off, prolly a very good opportunity to clean that engine bay..
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