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Unread 10-24-2012, 04:12 PM   #1
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Oil Drain Plug wont budge

2001 Jeep Grand cherokee limited 4.7.....This will be my second oil change the first car ive changed it on was a merc sable. this plug wont budge.. im kinda broke so i dont want to break anything any suggestions?

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Unread 10-24-2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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Long breaker bar with correct size 6 point socket. If its stripped Visegrips and a hammer.
My son had his done one winter and the shop overtightened it so he took it back to them and HAD them loosen it. At the same time he had them make sure the filter was also not to tight.
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Unread 10-24-2012, 06:50 PM   #3
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Thanks dude, these gorrillaz should not be allowed to change oil. This is my 2nd time changing oil. The first time was super easy on a diff car
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Unread 10-25-2012, 03:48 PM   #4
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When you get it off with the breaker bar replace it with a new one. Only a buck or two at Pep Boys or Advance.
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Unread 10-28-2012, 03:08 PM   #5
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A pipe wrench and a couple wacks with the BFH works pretty well too.
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Unread 11-01-2012, 01:12 PM   #6
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gym membership might help.
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Unread 11-01-2012, 01:13 PM   #7
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gym membership might help.
I think thats what got him into this thread in the first place. Hows about a torque wrench.
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Unread 11-03-2012, 01:14 PM   #8
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Buy some pb blaster spray it.on wait for a little while it will loosen right up
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Unread 11-04-2012, 10:09 PM   #9
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I usually kick the wrench handle...
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Unread 11-07-2012, 09:14 PM   #10
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Curious how you got it so tight the first time.

PB Blaster + breaker bar or use your leg for more torque on the wrench.
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Unread 11-08-2012, 09:24 AM   #11
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i bought the car over the summer...the previous owner did not change the oil. i wasnt the one who tightened it.
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Unread 11-08-2012, 09:26 PM   #12
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i bought the car over the summer...the previous owner did not change the oil. i wasnt the one who tightened it.
Ahhh miss understood your first post thought this was your second time changing the oil in the jeep lol.

If worst comes to worst and you can't get it I would try and get an impact wrench to loosen it.
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Unread 11-09-2012, 05:28 AM   #13
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nahhh lmaoo
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