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[* black] Insert wisdom hereWhen the draining oil slows to a drip, wipe off the area around the drain plug and reinstall it by first tightening it by hand.
[* black] Finish tightening the drain plug with a 19 mm box end wrench or socket wrench.
[* icon_caution] Only tighten the drain plug until it is snug. Over-tightening the oil drain plug can crack the oil pan—a very costly error. You can always tighten the drain plug more later.
[* black] Wipe off the area around the drain plug one more time with a rag or towel
.
[* black] Insert wisdom hereWhen the draining oil slows to a drip, wipe off the area around the drain plug and reinstall it by first tightening it by hand.
[* black] Finish tightening the drain plug with a 19 mm box end wrench or socket wrench.
[* icon_caution] Only tighten the drain plug until it is snug. Over-tightening the oil drain plug can crack the oil pan—a very costly error. You can always tighten the drain plug more later.
[* black] Wipe off the area around the drain plug one more time with a rag or towel
.