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Thread: Oil drain plug crush washers
02-11-2014, 04:50 PM #1
Oil drain plug crush washers
Last oil change I noticed that my crush washer was spent, it was also made of either a card-board-ish material or, a rubber type that had swelled and soaked in a bunch of oil and literally crumbled to bits, resembling soaked cardboard.
Can anyone give me a source locally or online for these crush washers? I was thinking autozone/napa but i dont have a specific size and when you go looking for washers/gaskets they typically have a section with generic displays which are only useful if u know what size ur looking for.
Does anyone have this specific data for type/size of crush washer to use on drain bolt (or if one is even necessary? it could've been added by mistake)
02-11-2014, 06:46 PM #2
my 2000 has the OEM drain plug no washer. the drain plug is a magnet and has a rubber seal built in ..
I would get a proper drain plug from the dealership with the magnet and seal .. I never had any drain plug problems with this type.
02-11-2014, 07:47 PM #3
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02-12-2014, 11:04 AM #4
02-12-2014, 11:51 AM #5Clint (TX) 2001 Silverado LS 4.8L auto 2wd ECSB [GARAGE]
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02-13-2014, 04:59 PM #6
Or just forget ever having to deal with the drain plug again and get a Fumoto drain valve. Have used them for over a decade and put one on my 2013 5.3L at the first oil change. Less mess. Just lift and twist the lever and drain the oil.2013 Silverado 1500 LT Z-71 Crew. 5.3L Auto. Range AFM Delete, PCV Catch Can, RC Leveling kit, Dynomax Ultra Flo cat back, Airaid M.I.T.
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