99. Messages 39,806 Location Pottstown, PA. Feb 14, 2005 #5 The seal on a drain plug isn't (typically) from the … Save Share. Replaced with a new magnetic drain plug and washer with the same result. I'm slowly leaking oil out of yhe drain plug (small slow drip, about once every 5 minutes or so). Nov 25, 2018 at 3:41 PM #4 #4. Or worse if they cross threaded the plug putting it into the car. Does a very good job of sealing even worn drain plugs against hot engine oil leaking. Gold Plug Magnetic Drain Plug MP-10. By Doni Anto | September 9, 2018. I purchased the oil temp adapter for my stock oil pan. Step 1 - Determine What Is Needed. The Teflon serves great to stop leakage. My question is does the oil drain plug seal by the threads, i.e. So, Teflon Tape was the right solution for me. I've tried wrapping the threads of the plug w/ plumber's tape and replacing the o-ring, but it didn't solve the problem. Feb 26, 2010 #2 I would replace the drain valve. But should be an o ring. I like the added friction the tape gives it too so it won't 'vibrate' out if I don't get it tight enough. I have a 1975 Sportster that is leaking oil at the drain plug underneath the engine. I noticed when changing the oil the first time that the plug was obviously stripped, and then tapped and repaired with a bigger bolt. Paul Edited September 14, 2019 by PFitz (see edit history) 1 Link to post Share on other sites. Apply JB Weld to the threads of the oil pan drain plug, both sides of the attached gasket, and the drain plug opening in the oil pan. Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud Forum. Very course. I plan on draining the oil again and looking at things a … Nov 3, 2004 1,967 0 47 Columbia, IL. Drain hole is apparently enlarged in oil pan. The adapter did not come with the copper washer as pictured, so I used my oem washer at first and it leaks. Note: It may be necessary to adjust some of the wire harnesses in this location in order for the sandwich adapter to fit. Should be an o ring in there. Then, I tried it without the washer, still leaks. Try to concentrate the Teflon tape at the shoulder of plug where the plug and the wall of the oil pan meet. - I like to use the copper washers from the rocker boxes on the oil tank drain plugs. Member Group: Members Posts: 25 Joined: 13-August 08 Member No. Is there anything I can do to stop this leak? Noticed a very small drip today. I use a layer of Teflon in drain plug before tightening it in its place. I stumped on this. Buy a Toyota spec drain plug for your car. I've got a 2008 Big Dog Pitbull, and engine oil appears to be leaking from the oil tank drain plug. I drained the oil again and just put stock plug and no leaks. Cheap fix would be to get a small piece of cork gasket material and cut it out to the shape and size of the washer. I haven't even had any leaks or problems from not ever using a drain plug gasket/washer. Of course, this is true if we suppose your drain plug and your oil pan threads don't have any problems. Drain the engine oil by removing the oil pan drain plug using a wrench. 0 Comment . The problem is that it is ever so slightly crooked. Leaky Oil Drain Plug Teflon Tape. Very slow leak maybe 1 drop every few hours. These oil pans had a new ¼-turn drain plug for the main sump, and experience showed that after a few oil changes, the pans began to leak. About a week later I noticed it was leaking, so I got under it, ended up taking the drain plug out, and noticed that thread locker type of stuff was under the head of the bolt causing it to not seal properly. : 46,826 Status: I'm not sure how overtightening … Buy SMART-O F1 Oil Drain Plug M12x1.75mm - Engine oil Pan Protection Plug with high-performance sealing technology, patented anti-leak and anti-vibration … Leaking tapped oil drain plug. Posted by 3 years ago. My last reply about cleaning and replacing still applies if you want to stop the leak. Since you appear to be concerned about the cost of new oil, I would put a drip pan or some cardboard under the weeping plug and wait for your next oil change and address the issue then. Pj . $6.99 $ 6. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 7 of 7 Posts. Messages 4,844 Location Saskatchewan. Location Syracuse, NY. Any thoughts? FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon . The bike has only had one previous oil change at 1000 miles, at the dealer. The shop manual says to use Loctite 290, but at the dealer they said their service guys always use Teflon tape so there's no leaks. We used an artist's paintbrush to apply the JB Weld to the plug, gasket, and oil pan drain opening and we applied some JB Weld around the plug once it was inserted, for added security. I can't remember if there is a gasket behind the drain plug. I hope it's a gasket situation. winkel, Nov 25, 2018 #3. You may want to try using Teflon … I raised the car up quickly and sure enough there was a drop of oil on the drain plug again ready to drip down on the floor. My oil drain plug leaks. Is there suppose to be somekind of gasket or o-ring that goes on plug? Oil drain plug crush washer – 14mm crush washer oil drain plug gasket replacement for Honda - OEM 94109-14000 Fits Civic Accord CRV Pilot Odyssey Motorcycle and More – Pack of 20 by Automajor. Lots of good advice. So, I'm changing the oil on my 2013 fat boy and as I take the drain plug out, I see white teflon pipe-thread tape on the drain plug. Just a very light bit of oil on the bottom. 515 Posts #2 • 3 mo ago. Archived. I used teflon tape around the adapter and it still leaks. R. rpn453. A leaky oil drain plug can be caused by several issues, most of which are accessible to the moderately experienced DIY car owner. The leak should be addressed promptly. Once the engine oil has been drained, reinstall the drain plug. Get it as soon as Mon, Jan 11. Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud Forum. Cant find any fluid above the bottom of the trans. Now if it just leaks even when tight you could just wrap the threads in teflon tape from the plug washer to the end of the threads. 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. M. MOHUSTLER LawnSite … Thanks Aug 14 2008, 08:15 PM. Make sure its your oil drain plug. Most extrudes out when the drain plug is tightened but the small grooves in the the gasket and any little scratches get filled with the teflon. I am about to change the diff oil on my '02 DII and was wondering what you guys do with the drain plugs? The red paper ones slowly degrade, whereas the copper one last forever. The last thing you want is for the plug to fail completely and unexpectedly dump all your oil out. Post #2. If Some how it got screwd up try Teflon tape and then the new plug. Transmission plug appears to be pipe thread. (Tilt the engine to prevent oil from leaking while working on the tube.) I used to tighten drain plug without using any Teflon or copper washer. I have tried several different gaskets, copper, rubber, teflon...everything leaks. Do not over wrap the drain plug. Oil plug thread sealant harley oil pan drain repair plug kt11778 oil drain plug leaking and driving me stripped oil drain plug thre can who has a stripped oil pan this guy Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud ForumSmall Block Ford Lubrication Parts Interchange DiyOil Drain Plug Thread Tape New Washer None Myg37Leaking Oil Pan… Read More » Tiger 800 leaking drain plug the oil drain plug stripped suzuki atv stripped out oil drain plug ford f150 high performance thread sealant turbo oil return line leak help. It stopped leak until I rode bike, but it seems that after oil got hot, it started leaking again once bike was parked. 0 0. Bannon88 Well-known member. Thanks in advance. sucked it right up. Gets all the metal coming from the manual tranny. If the hole in the oil pan is stripped new oil pan. $18.99 $ 18. Andrew B. Lv 4. I bought the bike with 1200 miles on the clock; now it has 3000 so I'm changing the oil to M1. Need permanent fix with out replacing oil pan. Plug on the OD (D type) is also course thread. Not bad, but steadily. Jump to Latest Follow G. Gary Allan. 1 decade ago. Screw the oil pan drain plug into place. I don't see how … How to fix a leaking oil drain plug in your car, DIY with Scotty Kilmer. With the extension and cap out of the way you can tighten the metal drain tube using a deep well socket. It is a good idea to replace them. If it starts leaking again in the next few days I'm just gonna drain the oil and swap the washer with a Toyota one, but it seems to have completely stopped leaking. I always Teflon tape my drain plug anyway so if I was missing the washer, I wouldn't sweat it. Not cool—and quite messy—to say the least. If the thread of drain plug or oil pan is badly damaged. There may have been a small rubber gasket on the plug that feel off or rotted away. Buy a new drain plug rather than use Teflon tape. Nylon is also a good coice here too. You can use teflon tape in a bind if needed. The nice thing is, the teflon doesn't stick to the gasket like silicon would so the next time you change oil you just take your fingernail and scrape any hardened teflon off the gasket and/or plug and start over again. Remove your vehicle’s oil filter and make sure there is enough clearance for the oil filter sandwich adapter. I would never over drill the plug ever. I tried wrapping plug with teflon tape. Replacement plugs are not expensive. How to install an oversized drain plug. I would take it to Toyota first. And, no worries of bits of tape ever getting into places where it shouldn't. Dec 2, 2004 #2 I've never had a problem with mine leaking. Oil leak from drain plug. Slowly drips, to the tune of a small spot after an hour or two of sitting. 2. 4. Do I need a new oil pan? Feb 14, 2005 #4 Nope. I've tried using Loctite High Temperature 592 Thread Sealant on the drain plug multiple times and it still leaks oil. Currently have plug sealed with teflon tape. Everything sealed nice and no leaks. A loose, leaky or damaged oil drain plug can cause unsightly stains on your driveway, as well as reducing the amount of oil in your engine. Oil is leaking from the brass oil drain plug (where it screws into the block). That is here the sealing furface is. I ended up cleaning that off of the pan and getting a oil plug gasket/washer for the plug. Changed the oil yesterday on a new to me 1995 with 54K and re-used the crush washer. So, I bought a 2013 KX250F a couple months ago. Seeking advice concerning leaking oil drain plug caused by over tightening drain plug. Any suggestions? Oil is vital to the health of your vehicle, and quickly repairing a leak can save hundreds or even thousands in repair bills down the road. The result was nasty oil spots, whenever and wherever you parked your truck. 5. Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud Forum. Leaking tapped oil drain plug. Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992. why does new oil pan drain plug still leak oil. Teflon tape should work for this. Very forgiving of sticking to oily threads. Close. Hook78 [OP] Well-Known Member. Oil drain plug leak. Also holds up to gasoline for sealing threaded fuel line fittings. Having a magnet on the oil drain plug impressed me a lot. I figure the plug goes into the threads that have oil from the drain in it, and don't think it necessary. This can cause irreparable damage to you car's engine, which will cost you a lot more than fixing the plug. M. mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic. 4.6 out of 5 stars 54. 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