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Old 07-16-2012, 07:49 AM
kickinit kickinit is offline
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Oil Pan drain plug leak

You might want to check the plug itself. I had the same problem and had someone look at it and noticed that the last ones who changed my oil used another plug (looks like they dropped my plug into the oil drum). My 01 has 1 inch of threads in the pan. The shallow plug that they used stripped the first 4 threads in my pan. So I bought the original plug and all is well.
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