Add to Cart. View Write Review. It was drilled out and a Helicoil possibly used to repair it. How common is sump plug thread damage ?. $16.00. I've just had an oil and filter change on my Citroen Berlingo (5 years old, 62,000 miles) at a main dealer. Add to Cart. When I tried to crank it back up it kept spinning, the thread is knackered :banghead :banghead :banghead :banghead . 2 yrs. Hi All, I was servicing my TL1000R for the first time last night, to my horror the sump plug was very loose. it also has some form of crankshaft scraper which removes excess oil clinging to the crankshaft counterweights. Hand screw the oil plug in.-TIGHTENING THE PLUG AT THIS POINT WOULD MEAN TAKING THE FILTER WRENCH OFF AND PUTTING THE SOCKET BACK ON, SO INSTEAD I COME BACK TO IT. Unscrew the plug by hand and set it aside while the oil drains. Triumph Pre-Unit SUMP PLATE with MAGNETIC Plug Replaces OE 70-0486, 1945-60. Last night I did an oil change following DanO's instructions. The oil pump has a pickup tube that dangles into the sump and sucks up oil, once used, the engine oil drops back into the sump. Can the plug be drilled out and a TimeSert then be used to repair it? 4 yrs. 11 yrs. Jake . As I was waiting, a gent came out of the workshop with the sump plug to show me that the thread was damaged. The oil pan, or sump, is a metal dish which covers the bottom of the engine block, and holds the engine oil when it is not circulating around the engine. Add to Cart. $23.75. When I went to get oil changed today I was told the plug is just spinning and isn’t coming out; the pan is not leaking. Unscrew the filter by hand. BSA A7 A10 A50 A65 FINNED SUMP PLATE, BILLET WITH MAGNETIC DRAIN PLUG. Appliance Repair School 1987-1988 Star Appliance Tech. The oil pan plug on my 2000 Toyota LandCruiser was stripped over 10 years ago. View Write Review. Plug the sump pump back into the outlet and lower it into the pit. 1988-1990 Wards Appliance Tech. $26.00. I went to change the oil on my 1998 S-10 with a 2.2 liter and the oil plug doesn't loosen and also won't tighten up it just spins freely both ways.It isn't leaking or anything and I 've had the oil changed every 3000 and know one ever said they had a problem with it. 2001-Oct. 2005 Spin-On Air Filter for 375 monobloc carburetors, Billet base, washable element. 1990-2001 Sears Appliance Tech. Unplug the washer for 2 minutes, then plug it back in and put it on a DRAIN/SPIN cycle and let it run through. As well as storing the oil, the oil pan has an important role in cooling it. Had ordered everything I needed from filter to crush washers for both the sump plug and the reservoir plug/oil temp sender. I'm not sure, but I think that means that the thread on the sump itself would also be damaged. Remove the cord connector from the top of the … If you think water has gotten into an electrical component of your sump pump, separate the pump plug from the float switch plug and blow-dry until you are certain there could be no moisture inside any component. However, if the impeller is clogged or needs to be replaced, the sump pump will continue to run without successfully pulling in and pumping out water. Drain Plug: A drain plug is located on the body of the sump. The windage tray is a piece of metal sheet that prevents oil from splashing up onto the spinning crankshaft. The spinning motion of the impeller also helps to push that water up through the discharge pipe. I somehow lost my baggie of crush washers and the local NAPA didnt have anything exactly like it (nearest Honda is 40 mis away - and weren't open at 8pm :frown: ) so I reused the old one (I know I know :rolleyes: ). Take the socket off the rachet and put the filter wrench on it and loosen filter. View Write Review. 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