It may not display this or other websites correctly. That didn't work either. Hopefully it's not a big deal. Transmission fluid drain bolt is often too tight. Front differential fill plug that I also replaced. you can also purchase a cover with a plug installed, or put a plug in your cover. I gotta say it was great seeing this sh!tty little fill plug twisting out. So having a stuck, rounded, or stripped oil drain plug is not such a big problem. I also torque it to spec of 48lbs so as not to over tighten again. I've done the same thing on removeable covers when someone stripped off the normal drain/fill plug. Today must have been my day. For one of them you can use a 3/8" square socket drive (if the plug is not too tight). I had a smooth bore where threads used to be! Actually prefer a non female hex if possible if someone has an alternative replacement. 25. You can pick up Twist sockets At your local auto parts store such as AutoZone NAPA Pep Boys or harbor freight its the easiest and quickest way. Welding a bolt to it would be the guaranteed way to get them loose, but trying with the torx socket wouldn't hurt. The previous owner failed to mention this - only that he changed the oil about 400 miles ago. I destroyed my fill plug, and now my cover has a welded in bung at the proper height for a level check and fill. The proper socket size (24mm) ... Let me get this right.. The PO had rounded out the hex recess in the plug, and I wasn't able to get a bite w/ the proper sized key. The drain plugs in these transfer cases are made from aluminum and have a ¼” square drive recess. (Yes, it is quite messy.) Used a torch on it, and it came out real easy. Got the idea from. I plan on torching it and slowly back it out with the breaker bar. Step 2. (Empty V), Re: I stripped my rear diff fill plug, how can I get it out? Sheesh, way to go pal. Your engine needs oil to run. Buy a fresh replacement drain plug … I've never torched anything before but I'm figuring this is an option. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Weld a nut on it, out anti seize on threads and you'll never have that problem again. I bought my truck back in Feb. and have only needed to change the oil twice. Only 5 left in stock - order soon. The fill plug is in the front, by the yoke. I decided I'd have to take the wheel off so I could bungee strap the wrench in a way to keep it from slipping off the bolt head so I could use a 5ft breaker bar to break the bolt loose. If you are lucky, you can basically drill out the old plug and clean the threads before replacing with new plug. This plug uses a copper washer that you need from the dealer. I agree with Unioncreek. Tiny Bolt, Major Disaster. Order a new drain plug for your vehicle prior to removing the stripped plug so you have a replacement on hand. I went to have my Exhaust finished and had him weld in the 1/2" extension. Use that as a penetrating fluid. Today’s vehicles are usually built with aluminum oil pans. Oh I see, allen bolt, if its stripped completely, your probly gonna have to drill it out and retap, no big deal, just need the right sizes. M15 x 1.5mm Oil Drain Plug Tap Thread Repair Kit 7Pcs Oil Pan Drain Thread Repair Tool Kit Oil Pan Screws Rethread Tool Compatible with Car Motorcycle Sump Gearbox BMW Toyota ST0087C. $10.89 $ 10. 5% coupon applied at checkout Save 5% with coupon. maybe just take it to an exhaust shop, tell then the problem, and give them the cheap extension (autozone comes to mind), if they are nice enough, they should help you out. First, my front fill plug just came out like butter. Jump to Latest ... removed front diff drain plug no problem , went to remove the fill plug even having the correct metric allen head socket , it just twisted the aluminum drain plug allen hole . Drain bolt 14x1.5 2006-2019 Raptor 700 Repair Reducer OIL Drain Plug kit Before you strip it. All that is required is a few tools and 10 minutes of spare time. Sheesh, way to go pal. DAMN. just a lil tip will not apply to your case but for future reference, wire brush is your friend use it along with some penetraing oil, if you could of fit an impact gun in there it might help but i would put penetrading oil and let it sit for atleast a day, i have a 3/4' x 4ft galvanized pipe that i use with a 1/2'' ratchet for that stuff, the torch should work well too maybe for like 30 -45 seconds should be good enough, i am talking the lil propane torch. (JonathanPrem), Re: I stripped my rear diff fill plug, how can I get it out? Well my machine has 110 hours on the clock so I decided to drain the rear diff oil the last time it was done was by the dealer at the 10 hr service . Save Share. This plug uses a crush washer that I also got from the stealership. How to remove a stuck transfer case drain plug. I had no issues draining the rear differential and the transfer case. A stripped oil drain plug can lead to major engine failure, so take a moment to learn about the best practices for avoiding it and what your options are for repair if it’s too late. It'll happen on the front to btw. http://gmtnation.com/forums/topic/11496-what-is-your-favorite-penetrating-oil/?hl=acetone#entry287608, http://store.snapon.com/Multispline-Extractors-Set-Extractor-Multi-Spline-25-pcs--P644746.aspx, http://www.irwin.com/Tools/browse/screw-bolt-extractors/bolt-extractors, http://www.ebay.com/itm/Differential-Cover-Weld-On-Magnetic-Oil-Drain-Plug-Kit-/190364738385, http://parts.nalleygmc.com/productSearch.aspx?searchTerm=12479377, http://mgaguru.com/mgtech/tools/ts204.htm, http://www.summitracing.com/int/search/part-type/drain-plug-kits. He then used the air hammer with a large flat head like bit on it and slowly walked it out. (Densetsu), Re: I stripped my rear diff fill plug, how can I get it out? Here's some more pics of the old plugs and new ones. I ahd the chisiel cut into the drain plug good enuf to stay in place. Tool for Removing Drain Plug from gearbox and differential -- TS-204. The 1/2" breaker is slightly small for the task, combined with the force neeed to break the thing loose - i wrapped tape around the 1/2" and it fit snug enough to get the thing out. I did a search on the thread and couldn’t find anything addressing this. I ended up having to take my truck to the shop and have them use power tools to remove the front differential drain plug, after I stripped it. Anonymous. Probably a round plug with either a 3/8 or a 1/2 inch square hole … Cleaned the dirt out of the fill plug and inserted the 10mm allen. Get it as soon as Tue, Jan 12. JavaScript is disabled. First thing I did was buy a new one from toyota. Went to pull the fill plug. I used some anti seize on the threads to keep it from getting stuck again. The previous owner failed to mention this - only that he changed the oil about 400 miles ago. This one is an "outy", square top bolt sticking out, not the recessed type. Information Copyright © 2000-2019 by NICOclub, all rights reserved. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. I noticed that there was an oil leak from the oil drain plug under the bike. Unfortunately it was too late as it seems the threads on the inside of the plug itself have been stripped. $376.85 $ 376. Here's a pic of my cheater bar. The Brattons catalog doesn't appear to sell any specific wrench for this type of square hole to remove. Here's what it looks like now: that should do the trick!! 05-28-2018, 11:17 AM The lower drain plug on my '31 Model A is stripped- I tried first with a 3/8 ratchet, and then I attempted to insert a flat head screwdriver in the gap next to the drive ratchet, since the 3/8 fitting on the ratchet has some play. Dorman 65240. The oil drain plug is a threaded bolt made from a soft metal (like aluminum) with a sealing gasket tightened to the bottom or side of the engine oil pan. Hopefully this time it'll go a little smoother. Jump to Latest ... have a brand new torque wrench that I would have to assume is in calibration and the manual said to torque that little drain plug to 66 inch pounds + or - 4 ... shaft attached and a cutoff wheel and cut a slot in the allen plug so you can use a standard flat head screwdriver to remove it. While I was at it, I also welded a little longer 9/16 bolt into the fill plug for the front gear case. M14x1.25 spark plug thread repair kit BIG-SERT p/n 5141E. (fueler), Re: I stripped my rear diff fill plug, how can I get it out? I'll be trying to pull it out this Sunday. I'd definitely wait a day (for all of the mid-day guys to come around) before buying tools just so you can get as many ideas from the guys here as possible. Discussion Starter • #1 • Oct 15, 2018. before I extract it, I want to order a new one. Tool for Removing Drain Plug from gearbox and differential -- TS-204. Use a 8mm hex on an impact or breaker bar to get it if it isn't stripped yet. Final Words. Nissan / Infiniti Truck, Crossover and SUV Forums, Nissan Pathfinder Forum / Infiniti QX4 Forum. Mar 26, 2010 #1. I picked one model (IS350) from the cross-reference list to find where it applies; it's the front diff drain plug, using the same 90430-24003 copper gasket as our Tundra drain plug does. Rear diff drain plug stripped. Here is an image of the stripped plug and of a new plug. (sicwitit), Re: I stripped my rear diff fill plug, how can I get it out? Removing bolts with rounded heads, stripped threads, frozen, or even broken flush with the material like the one shown here, can be a real challenge. You can purchase all of these items at an auto parts store or a hardware store. Here are some of the tools that jimthecarguy useshttps://www.amazon.com/shop/jimthecarguyIrwin bolt extractor . 79. 4.6 out of 5 stars 356. How would one go about removing a drain plug like this? The TSB applies to 1998-99 Chevrolet and GMC K1-1 Suburban, Utility Models, 1998-99 Oldsmobile Bravada with NOV136 or 246 transfer case. keep us posted, I'm sure you will have no problems now. I am having trouble locating the part #, anybody know what they are? Cars and truck built in the 80s and 90s often had steel oil pans that were made of strong thick steel that rarely got stripped out. How are you going to put a notch in a recessed bolt (the fill plug) and use the same method he did? Stripped front diff drain plug...suggestions? It very well could but I can't say I have ever tried to use an impact tool on to hammer recessed plugs free. Thank you! Apparently there were at least two different square hole patterns used during MGA production. I'm thinking if you had that much trouble with the fill plug, you might need to just to be safe. Tiny Bolt, Major Disaster. There were no metal chunks or shards, just a lot of stuff on magnet. Irwin sells some really good stripped bolt extractors same size as a normal socket would be. I had the same issue with my rear diff, I even put my SnapOn 18v impact on it and it didn't budge. But here I've found the opposite to be more likely. Notch it with a grinder and hit it with a hammer and chisel. Guy who worked on it before me stripped it. Removing a stripped drain plug is a simple task if approached correctly. There is a lot of metal around the drain plug, I am sure you can tap it and put a larger diameter plug (or a cut-off bolt) in its place. I torched it and tried the breaker bar and it still wouldn't budge. A big problem out, not to over tighten again plug on rusty. Ever tried to tighten the plug drive ( if the plug is a few hours tap the grips! 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