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black2005
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Oil Plug wrench size

Post by black2005 » Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:15 pm

So I don't have to go out and lay on the ground , what size is the oil drain plug?


I can't remember, 9/16'' or 13 , 14mm?


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Post by mo500 » Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:20 pm

15 mm - It is the easiest car to change oil in that I have ever done. HAVE A NICE DAY !!!
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Post by deletedaccount » Sat Mar 18, 2006 8:02 pm

It's called the adjustable wrench.....aka.....Crescent wrench. As long as someone didn't torque the thing to 200 ft. lbs. A crescent wrench will always work and will not round off the bolt if used properly.

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Post by black2005 » Sat Mar 18, 2006 8:05 pm

all done, did the second oil change today.... 1st @2500 miles, 2nd @ 6500. I'm sticking to every 4,000 as I drive a lot in the city stop and go.


now if only my dash cluster gauges wouldn't be freaking out me.... time to visit the dealer again. Atleast there is a TSB on it already so they will know what to do...

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Post by todd » Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:01 am

Personally, I like my GearWrench tools.

Basically it is a combination open/box end wrench, but the box end has a racheting open socket.

I usually don't use a "Cresent" wrench (brand name for an adjustable wrench) for work on a car as the chances of rounding off a bolt/nut are too great. I don't even really like 12 point sockets, I prefer to use 6 point sockets.

On a side note, I just picked up a Stanley 3/8" impact wrench on clearance at Walmart for only $50 (normally $89), now I just need to buy some sockets to go with it and I'll be jamming. Tight or not, there's no oil filler plug that will resist that puppy. Of course I'll hand tighten the plug when reinstalling. :-)
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Re: Oil Plug wrench size

Post by jimmygincc » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:00 pm

My took a 5/8

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