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Oil dipstick receptacle broke

The dipstick receptacle(plastic) broke off. How do we go about replacing and or ordering new parts? Is this common since it's plastic and are there metal ones available for replacement?

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I had to purchase from the dealer for $18.

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VERY common.. best bet before you pay dealer is to try ebay

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