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Q: may need new oil pan on 2002 Volkswagen Beetle

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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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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