What is the repair for this? Dec 7, 2020 at 6:08 PM #26 #26. I thought about retapping the whole to a 13mm and calling it a day but i am worried about getting metal shavings inside the the crankcase? So I was told I should have the oil changed after another 500 miles like breaking in when new. Tapping new oil drain plug threads only works if the newly-tapped threads are perfectly straight and perpendicular. Had recall work done for 116 connecting rods. They broke special tool for taking out connecting rods. Fortunately, I found instructions on how to easily conduct the repair using this setup. The plug catches on a few threads part way in but is loose when fully screwed in. The user can choose from … The TIME-SERT kit helps you to easily repair aluminum socket bolt threads. 2 people found this helpful. I stripped the oil drain plug holes in a BRAND NEW Yamaha motorcycle. 17.5k miles on bike. Easily repair stripped or leaking threads! My guess is that your oil drain plug had previously been stripped and repaired with a helicoil. It doesn't help that the oil drain hole's threads are aluminum and the drain bolt is steel.. Refill lower unit with fresh oil, put your drain plug in it’s nice new steel threads. They provide a one-piece, solid steel thread #1. A heli-coil repair is the least intrusive method to fix such a failure, and the resulting repair is better than new. I used a heli coil in mine and other atvs that have had stripped oil plugs. This process also increases the strength of the thread. . I looked for a 15mm tap locally but couldn't find one. One of the challenges in oil pan drain repair is that it can be costly and time-consuming to replace the entire oil pan drain. Machined from solid brass bar stock, the No-Spill™ Drain plug can be handled even with a hot engine. The blue, spring-loaded sleeve around the Lisle tap keeps the tap perfectly aligned. There are several ways you can measure. In this case if there is room, going to a plug with a larger flange & wider gasket can be the answer to get a plug to seal on the base material of the pan. If the hole has not been too badly butchered, the easiest and best way to repair the drain hole is with a heli-coil. Kraftsman 73, Sep 24, 2006 #2. TT Addict; Team TT; 3,261 posts; Location: New Zealand; My Rides (6) My Rides (6) Posted September 11. Joined Apr 4, 2010 Messages 1,740. 1. Helicoil? DEATH_INC. stripped threads in the oil pan. Another user said he got a self taping oil pan bolt (use grease again) and had success. The EZ Oil Drain Valve now offers the new and improved OPTIONAL HOSE ENDS. The latest is a stripped oil drain plug that appears to have been held in place by JB weld (or some other hard plastic-like substance). However, the Time-Sert kit is idea for a pan as the flange won't allow the insert to be set past the recess. Helicoils are OK for drain plugs if the plug gasket & plug flange are larger than the diameter of the helicoil thread. Honda CR-V 2008; last mechanic stripped oil drain plug. Went to autozone to purchase the oil tite self tapping drain plug as seen in this link Stripped Oil Plug Threads Fix . I noticed that the plug was very tight when I removed it. Steel threads are approximately 3 times the tensile strength of aluminum. The Heli-Coil will still allow the maximum amount of oil to drain as the oil can still pass through the insert and drain. Joined: Nov 11, 2019 Member: #310466 Messages: 535 Gender: Male First Name: Daniel Vehicle: … The Time-Sert threaded insert repair is far superior to a Heli-Coil, especially for aluminum and magnesium. Otherwise, the drain plug will not fully seat against the oil pan, and oil will leak. I have changed it yearly since new with no problems and wasn’t tightening that hard. Benefits: Instead of the normal cut thread, our repair kit uses a roll thread process which presses/expands threads on the oil pan to a bigger diameter. I will be using an oil vac to change the oil so I won't be using the drain plug again. If your M12x1.75 oil drain pan already had a failed helicoil, the only option we can offer is to use the M14x1.5 drain plug kit p/n 1415A to enlarge the thead size from the factory M12x1.75 to M14x1.5. But there are several brands. I'd lean slightly towards #2, as Helicoil installation requires more skill and can get botched more easily. Some people suggest I use a helicoil type system. Any tips or links would be great. A stripped drain plug does not need a Heli-Coil. About the recall work. Crank case refers to the motor oil pan,, 6mm allen rear fill plug would be for the Transmission,, 8mm allen you can siphon the motor oil from the dipstick if you want to go that route try tapping a Torx bit into the stripped allen plug,, if that doesn't work there are several threads on this forum about removing it If you use the "time-sert" brand they are solid and you will need to pull the oil cooler line to get the pan completely drained. Page 1 of 2 - 900 ACE Stripped Threads On Oil Plug Hole - posted in 900 ACE 4-Stroke Models: I was changing the oil on my 2016 Blizzard 900 ACE today and somehow stripped the threads on the larger of the two oil drain holes. I was baffled by this, since I never (personally) changed the oil, and have no clue why the drain plug would be other than the original part that was installed on the car when manufactured. 2. The dealer said that my oil plug wasn't a VW-OEM part. 75 Posts . The oil drain plug is stripped out. 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