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2002 Volkswagen Beetle Question: may need new oil pan

 

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dyanamason, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 2010, 15:04
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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, 15:41
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    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.

    Roy

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