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Old 04-16-2012, 07:59 AM
Zadrima Zadrima is offline
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Oil Pan drain plug leak

I have a 2001 X5 3.0 and my mechanic was doing and oil change and he noticed that the drain plug is not tight enough because of the thread of the oil pan itself is screwed up from usage after usage and/or overtightening I guess. And, now I have an oil leak. Is there a solution to this problem without changing the oil pan? Do I need to re-thread the hole in the oil pan? If so, what size "threader" should I use for this? Anything else I might know before performing this work? Thanks.
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