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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Question: may need new oil pan



dyanamason, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 2010, 18:04

oil pan plug is stripped and a temporary plug put in. Do i need a new oil pan, and/or can i get a new plug drilled as some suggest? Estimated costs?

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    December 15, 2010, 18:41

    replace the pan. they are not to bad from vw. the labor is about an hour.
    dont drill it as the shavings will reach the bearings and do engine damage.


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