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change oil plug gasket every 500 miles???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by bra, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. Jun 15, 2009 at 10:47 PM
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    bra

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    Hello everyone, I have make my first engine oil change but I have not changed my oil plug gasket. Is it good? Why do we need to change it every service?
     
  2. Jun 15, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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    some people change it every oil change, some don't...

    in my opinion especially since it's your first oil change just clean it off real good and re-use it. if you do decide to replace it's only $1.55 or so at the dealer
     
  3. Jun 15, 2009 at 10:51 PM
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    change the oil plug gasket everytime u change ur oil, i believe u meant 5000 instead of 500 but everytime u change ur oil
     
  4. Jun 15, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    hey taconut is the oil plug gasket paper on our trucks?
     
  5. Jun 15, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    it's the black o-ring washer thing that's on the drain plug
     
  6. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:04 PM
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    i was asking about the material its made out of, ive only changed my oil once now and i dont remember its composition
     
  7. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:06 PM
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    I have been using composite ones that are greyish-black.
     
  8. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    its some sorta har rubber plastic
     
  9. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:08 PM
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    see now i remember my gfs celica has a blue paper one
     
  10. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:51 PM
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    I reused the one on mine when I did an oil change. No leaking. Probably use it one more oil change before getting a new one.
     
  11. Jun 15, 2009 at 11:53 PM
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    not even gunna say it... don't wanna get boner punched:D
     
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