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Oil Pan Drain Plug

perhaps try to grab the head of the bolt and twist it down and out of the pan , then tap for a larger thread or whatever you have to do .

I am going to try something:

THIS IS AN OLD THREAD AND NO LONGER USEFUL . LEAVE IT ALONE TO DIE A PEACEFUL DEATH!!

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This isn’t the last stripped drain plug in the world, people search and read these threads every day.

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Using a slide hammer to remove a steel drain plug from a steel oil pan will ensure the oil pan gets replaced, there is 1/4" of threaded drain plug beyond the oil pan nut, the drain plug won’t pull out without a fight.

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