I am trying to take the oil pan off my VW but I can not get the bolt off. Any sugesstions?
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle
Question: Oil Pan
Answer #1Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, February 24, 2009, 17:50Master
What bolt are you referring to?
ReplyKeithKiser, February 24, 2009, 18:35Rookie
The bolt is the second one on the right at the bellhousing on the oil pan. There is a small hole and bolt is offset.
Answer #2patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 24, 2009, 19:31Master
I just had the oil pan of one of these recently but can't remember any difficulty. I forget if the oil pan a mix of allen key bolts and bolts that require a 10mm socket to remove. I think you will need a 10mm socket 1/4 inch drive flexible socket. I use a Snap-on brand socket, thin side wall certainly gets in there with clearance but cost about $25, Craftsman make one as well that is cheaper and may work for you for less than $8 see link below.
Available from Sears on line
ReplyKeithKiser, February 24, 2009, 19:44Rookie
Thanks alot will try this tomorrow.