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Plug under the Oil Filter????

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JackedTaco, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. Mar 21, 2010 at 5:17 AM
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    JackedTaco

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    Hi guys, stupid question but... How in the world do you remove the plug under the oil filter shield????? I did my first oil change yesterday, very easy, but could not for the life of me remove the plug under the oil filter to drain the oil from the filter. It's tough getting your hands under there anyways, then mine wouldn't budge... Whats your trick????
     
  2. Mar 21, 2010 at 5:19 AM
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    Fortech

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    The rubber cap should pull right off. If you have trouble removing it the first time, lube up the little spout with some motor oil. Should pull off no problems after that.
     
  3. Mar 21, 2010 at 6:01 AM
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  4. Mar 21, 2010 at 6:05 AM
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    No such thing as stupid Q's. :)
     
  5. Mar 21, 2010 at 6:32 AM
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    JackedTaco

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    Appreciate it guys!
     
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