-> Oil leak at pan drain plug [200][1981] posted by walrus3 on Fri May 17 02:04 CST 2002 > V. Sump plug faq diy a t fluid and filter with pics stripped thread on oil pan drain hole crf250 stripped oil drain bolt tech oil drain plug repair kit Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud ForumSmall Block Ford Lubrication Parts Interchange DiyOil Drain Plug Thread Tape New Washer None Myg37Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud… Read More » A graduated cylinder is calibrated to 1 mL. Are these drain plugs tapered pipe thread or straight thread? I would imagine the drain plug (lower one) would be more important to seal. Same engine but yours got bored out and they had a turbo version. There is a things called a KEENSERT< that can repair this problem PERMANENTLY! Thread swells from fluid, and seals plug threads. Location Syracuse, NY. Submitted: 12 years ago. Join Date: May 2007. Check for an O-ring on the drain plug, if there is one, adding Teflon tape … S. SailorMac Active member. Oil is leaking from the brass oil drain plug (where it screws into the block). They also said they found a very thin oil film on the drain pulg. Can anyone suggest what they know to be a good sealant for a transmission drain plug? If I  use high heat paint like for car motor  can I  use my air dry clay ? If you have a bike lift or stand, put your bike up on it. Pj . It is the gasket between the bolt head and pan that seals the drain. Won't shred or wear like Teflon tape. 10-17-2013, 02:36 PM Lux Hauler : Location: U.S.A. 3,306 posts, read 10,167,987 times Reputation: 2951. I'm not sure you wanna use any loctite on anything like a drain plug. You can buy just that gasket at an auto parts store. Any suggestions? I am about to change the diff oil on my '02 DII and was wondering what you guys do with the drain plugs? I would check at your local parts store, they make universal drain plugs for your exact problem. 99. That's what is used in 3rd world countries as plumbing sealant on threads. Ive looked everywhere for an m18-1.5 oversized drain plug but have had zero luck all i get told is that its not made. I called up the ducati dealership where I got my last oil change and they said they didnt apply the sealant. Most easy fix on the planet unless your gaskets on your engine is leaking. Kingman GT Owner. I bought a bag of 100 each, high temp o-rings for the oil and tranny or was it the primary, 2 different sizes. Is teflon tape ok? I think you would have to tap new threads for that or else you'll end up with the same problem. Is there an easy way to unplug the electrical from the purge valve? Lots of good advice. Thread starter martyi; Start date Jan 5, 2006; Status Not open for further replies. I had my concerns on silicon also, but when you go to a transmission rebuild class and John Twist says to use a light coating of silicon on the plugs that can leak, you take him at his word. It is the gasket between the bolt head and pan that seals the drain. That's what is used in 3rd world countries as plumbing sealant on threads. If your drain plug is stripped out, you can get an oversized plug and it will tap new threads for itself as you screw it in. Thread starter SailorMac; Start date Dec 2, 2004; Forums. Permalink Printer Friendly. The shop manual says to use Loctite 290, but at the dealer they said their service guys always use Teflon tape so there's no leaks. Draining it through the drain plug won't remove all of the DE, but the problem is you won't know how much you lost. Dec 2, 2004 #1 I am about to change the diff oil on my '02 DII and was wondering what you guys do with the drain plugs? This is a 1925 Kissel Speedster with W140 synthetic gear lube (about to be put in). I would stick with and o-ring and maybe a dab of pipe dope that is like a paint on stuff. I have a 2005 Super Mini Z w/ a 25hp Kawasaki. Feb 26, 2010 #2 I would replace the drain valve. I had my concerns on silicon also, but when you go to a transmission rebuild class and John Twist says to use a light coating of silicon on the plugs that can leak, you take him at his word. As for the torque on the plug I would say to use a wrench, not more than a foot long, and pull using just your little finger on the end of the wrench. Let them look at it on the HOIST and give opinions! Auto parts store should be able to come up with one that will fit. So how would you know what to add unless you backwash and refill (80% of the labeled charge). Temperature range -65°F to 400°F (-54°C to 204°C). Buy a Toyota spec drain plug for your car. I have used teflon tape with high quality plumbers pipe dope in the past, but always seem to … Automobile. Parts may be repositioned up to 4 hours after application. Make sure the plug is not cross threaded. It still leaks. Buy a Toyota spec drain plug for your car. I've tried wrapping the threads of the plug w/ plumber's tape and replacing the o-ring, but it didn't solve the problem. If that is not the problem then silicon tape will work on the threads to create a seal. Oversized? How do you think about the answers? Is that the right way? -> Oil leak at pan drain plug 200 1981 : posted by neptune242 on Fri May 17 16:56 CST 2002 Author: [IGNORE ALL POSTS] last visit: Thu Dec 20 13:00 CST 2012 Thanks everyone for the responses. Gold Plug Magnetic Drain Plug MP-10. Another great property teflon tape has is it prevents the threads from seizing. I dunno im tired of worrying about this stupid oil leak and having to top it up. I would stick with and o-ring and maybe a dab of pipe dope that is like a paint on stuff. If the threads are not sealing then the joint will leak, Teflon or no Teflon. If you are still having problems with your drain plug I would unscrew it and make sure you do not have any dirt on the threads that would cause a small leak. You should use new crush washer every time you change the oil. I had no other choice but to drill the hole and re-thread it. The plug will be plenty tight. $6.99 $ 6. I want to chase out the female thread. I would take it to Toyota first. Edited March 1, 2011 by racer7 straight 6. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon . No damage- just snug. Since I had to do it manually, the thread was far from perfect, but the new oversized drain plug goes in fine. I am also concerned about the teflon tape and the high heat in the oil pan. Heck, you could even weld in a tapered pipe thread and use a tapered pipe plug from a hardware store if you want to be like that. 1sttruck. They have special oil resistant type. Show Less. If you want to use a Loctite product on the drain plug, use Loctite sealant 565 with teflon. sets up like a silicone but with more of a rubbery feel to it. I have used teflon tape many times to make sink, bathroom and other water/hose type connections and was wondering if putting a wrap or two on the Fumoto threads would do any good. ... 1,799 Posts #2 • Jul 31, 2005. Based on my experience, although limited, I would recommend that he stay away from either a rubber or fiber drain plug whenever you have a leak. Sealer..drain plug..trans ,primary,engine oil plugs. 2003 Ford F150 4.6L: Leaking Plugs Question. BTW, I bought new fill and drain plugs from MGOC and they come with hexagon 'holes' for an allen key rather than that daft square taper arrangement on the originals. The taper self tighens the male into the female side, thus no need for additional protection. I've tried wrapping the threads of the plug w/ plumber's tape and replacing the o-ring, but it didn't solve the problem. "O" ring looked ok but I would have liked to replace it but I didn't have any new ones, so used the tape as a just in case thing. Go one size above what you have now. If Some how it got screwd up try Teflon tape and then the new plug. sucked it right up. You can buy just that gasket at an auto parts store. Your car’s oil drain plug has a very important, if often underrated job. Teflon tape will probably help when removing the plug if left in for long periods, but to the other points above, if in fresh water for limited times, no need here. Wanna make it kosher, use a small amount of RTV, blue, red, black or grey. Jan 12, 2006 #26 I do use teflon tape to smooth out some assemblies and to also take up slack. aazpeters, Oct 11, 2006 #6. green acres lawns LawnSite Senior Member. Teflon tape might work but not for long. M. MOHUSTLER LawnSite … "O" ring looked ok but I would have liked to replace it but I didn't have any new ones, so used the tape as a just in case thing. sets up like a silicone but with more of … Let's back up. Scooby Specialist . DiscoWeb Technical Boards. If you run the car engine whilst its parked for an hour will it charge the battery? Since the Fumoto is a permanent … I'm thinking black auto RTV sealant or non hardening form-a-gasket. Get your answers by asking now. Will I be able to repair my leaking roof on my own? Mark II Lifetime. Can anyone suggest what they know to be a good sealant for a transmission drain plug? The gas tank drain plug on my '55 Dodge has some seepage coming out of it. As for the torque on the plug I would say to use a wrench, not more than a foot long, and pull using just your little finger on the end of the wrench. I bought new drain plug and few seals for the manual ransmission of my Bmw 323i (E46). But it was soo early in the morning, and my brain wasn't remembering it's only a manual transmission. Category: Motorcycle. Automobile. (typically) When you take your drain plug out you can see it was not a tape but an applied liquid. Get it as soon as Mon, Jan 11. More water from wet bathing suits than any coming thru the plug. Try a few REAL machine shops! Ive looked everywhere for an m18-1.5 oversized drain plug but have had zero luck all i get told is that its not made. Might just need a GASKET, or try ROCKAUTO or AUTOANYTHING for a NEW OIL PAN! I would seek a new plug with a gasket and put teflon tape on the treads on it and screw it back in. I believe they used liquid teflon, It is commonly used. It is possible that someone very ham handed has damaged the case thread but that takes some doing.. FWIW, I have noticed that the thread fit on my R1200RT is pretty snug. I have used teflon tape with high quality plumbers pipe dope in the past, but always seem to have a drip. Straight threads were never intended to form the seal and no sealer should be used. You can sign in to vote the answer. Plug on the OD (D type) is also course thread. Its a very thick white liquid that is applied buy the brush in the cap of the lid. Teflon Tape on Differential Drain Plugs? Sealant tape on transfer case drain thread sealant ptfe tape and paste oil drain plug replacement land rover gasoila hd green ptfe tape oxygen audizine forums Leaking Oil Pan Drain Plug Ih8mud ForumSmall Block Ford Lubrication Parts Interchange DiyLeaky Oil Drain Plug Grroots Motorsports ForumDiy A T Fluid And Filter With Pics Unofficial Honda Fit… Any reason I can't use Teflon tape for that? Use a gasket sealing silicon as well. I took my scrambler to the BMW dealership for the inspection. If you only have a side stand, you can use that, but be prepared to hold your bike up level to ensure all the oil is out and to properly check the level of the new oil. Thread swells from fluid, and seals plug threads. Oil drain plug crush washer – 14mm crush washer oil drain plug gasket replacement for Honda - OEM 94109-14000 Fits Civic Accord CRV Pilot Odyssey Motorcycle and More – Pack of 20 by Automajor. Hello guys, So the last time I changed the oil, the drain plug inner thread (engine side) was stripped. Chapter/Region: NESIC Location: Tolland, CT. On my last bike ('03 Ultra) and the '91 Dyna, they had a pipe plug in the primary case drain. I will change the transmission oil with the seals and plugs for now, but if it again leaks then I wont buy new oil again, I will just drain the ( few weeks old ) oil, use teflon tape and then pump that oil back to the transmission. Try a new drain plug first. Oil drain plug repair with teflon tape? Much bigger problem. A good deal tighter thread fit than the oil drain plug but maybe that's just my bike? Best way is to point the threads at your face and wrap 2 1/2 times clockwise (pulling tight) around the threads. Suggested Applications: Head bolts into through holes, oil PSI sending units and sensors, oil and coolant lines, fuel fittings, rear axle fill plug, brake, and power steering fittings Heavy Duty. Teflon tape should work for this. Some lube shops put a RVT Silicone substance across one side of the drain plug and filter to act as tamper seal so that way if someone decided to drain their own oil out or loosen their filter and run the car until it dies and then demands for a new car or engine we can check to see if the seal was broken and make our decision from there. My first thought was teflon tape yes, but anytime I associate oil and sealer or teflon, a red flag goes up for me. I used teflon tape on it this time but it is still leaking. Wanna make it kosher, use a small amount of RTV, blue, red, black or grey. This is a 1925 Kissel Speedster with W140 synthetic gear lube (about to be put in). The shop manual says … I did 2-3 wraps of Teflon tape on the primary drain plug yesterday, after swapping out the diaphragm spring. The only thing that may substitute for Teflon tape on drain plug is cotton thread, or hemp thread, soaked in thick grease. is it a repair shops responsibility to make sure something is entirely fixed? The tape or the compound has no role in sealing the joint. Is teflon tape ok? Messages: 362. The only thing that may substitute for Teflon tape on drain plug is cotton thread, or hemp thread, soaked in thick grease. Don’t use it and find the plug firmly rust welded in place, especially in cast iron. IT is a SUPER SUPRA engine! Teflon tape comes in 3 grades here:-1) White or extruded tape. Teflon tape might work but not for long. Thanks in advance. -> Oil leak at pan drain plug [200][1981] posted by someone claiming to be Rob A on Thu May 16 21:34 CST 2002 > V. Is teflon tape ok?