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Oil change has anyone ever been told that they need a special "hose with a fitting that opens a valve" to have their oil changed? Had a garage tell me this and that it should be stored somewhere in the car. Couldn't find it. Just got the car. Dealer laughed at me. I have an appointment there on Monday

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you can remove that drain plug and install the OEM drain plug

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