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Oil Filter canister

(2008 Volkswagen Jetta)
in Lagrange, IN on April 11, 2009
On the bottom of the oil filter canister is a plastic screw cap. When you unscrew the cap,nothing comes out. What is it for?
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on April 11, 2009
This works in conjunction with a special tool to pre drain the filter housing prior to removal.
N o mess that way....
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