How to Remove a Stripped Oil Drain Plug?

Answer Changing your vehicle's oil on your own is a cheaper alternative to paying a shop to do it. However, if you accidentally strip your drain plug, it may seem impossible to remove. Removing a stripped... Read More »

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How to Fix a Stripped Oil Drain Plug?

Oil drain plugs allow for the easy draining of engine oil during maintenance. As the oil pan heats up during normal engine operation, the pan’s threads expand slightly. If you over tighten the dr... Read More »

How to Repair a Stripped Drain Plug on a Sportster?

For the most part, changing your Sportster's oil can be an easy task that requires little thought. A slight misjudgement while tightening the primary drain plug, however, can easily damage the deli... Read More »

1974 Volkswagen Oil Leak From a Stripped Center Drain Plug?

Volkswagen has been producing the Type I – commonly called the Beetle or Bug – commercially since 1946. An opposed – Boxer – four-cylinder engine with fuel injection powers the 1974 Beetle.... Read More »

How to Remove a Stripped Oil Drain Bolt?

The last thing you want to deal with when changing your oil is a drain bolt that is stripped. When the threads strip inside the drain pan, you end up rounding off the head of the bolt attempting to... Read More »