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Old 05-07-2012, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by shendrick View Post
It's a 17mm socket for the oil pan drain bolt.
I think he is referring one of the (many) torx bolts securing the pan to the block.

Something like a T20 at a guess - really don't know.

Worst case is that the pan gasket is no longer doing its job, but certainly worth it to try tightening the bolt a bit.
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