[DML] Re: manual transmission oil change
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[DML] Re: manual transmission oil change



If anyone does change plugs they *should* go with a magnetic drain plug. You do not need two, the level plug does not have to be magnetic. Pull the plug you now have. It may already be a magnetic plug. On some cars the plugs are really in there very tightly. It is almost impossible to get them loose without the "special" tool. There have been some owners who removed the drain plug and dropped the oil out and then when they tried to pull the level plug found it was in there VERY tightly! At that point that level plug REALLY has to come out so you can get the oil back in!!!!!!! My advice would be to pull the level plug first. If you can't, at least you can stop what you are doing and the car is still drivable till you can get that level plug out.
David Teitelbaum

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Hervey" <john@...> wrote:
>
> I just thought I would mention since Justin didn't that I have a standard
> oil drain plug with a hex head (17mm) in stainless $12.95, brass for $6.95
> or magnetic for $12.95. Easy and simple with no special tool if they get
> misplaced. These could be taken off with large pliers if you had to.
> 
> www.deloreanautoparts.com
> John Hervey
> 
> 
> 
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