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I have a 2011 Kia sorento 4 cylinder. directly behind the oil pan drain plug is another larger silver plug. I accidentally drained oil out of the silver plug while I was trying to do a oil change. Th

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That is the tranny oil. Is this a manual or automatic?

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Testimonial: "It is a automatic. How do I refill. The tranny fluid was not red so I am confused."

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SOURCE: Drain the radiator?

if you can see the bottom of your radiator from the top of your car there should be a wing nut on the bottom in one of the corners loosen that and your antifreeze will drain if you dont see it there then the skidplate is covering it up

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SOURCE: Need specific location of oil drain plug to change oil

I have owned a 1999 intrepid for 9 years. And have changed the oil many times in the 170,000 miles I've owned it. This car comes mostly with a 2.7 liter motor. It does some times have a 3.5 liter. As you open the hood,there is a sticker that tells you what motor it has. If you have the 2.7, between the two front wheels you have a cast aluminum oil "pan" You will see a oil filter sitting vertical, towards the passenger side.The bottom of the filter is almost flush with the bottom of the oil pan. Just to the side of the filter,towards the driver side, is a hex head oil plug. It will take a 11/16" wrench to remove it.Hope this helps lbreen

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SOURCE: 2007 saturn vue 4 cylinder - change oil

if you've never done this before, i wouldn't experiment...instead, find a friendly mechanic that will do the job and allow you to look on as he completes the work :o)
P.S. ALWAYS take your own WALMART oil filter and use MOBIL ONE, I think your car is 5W20 and takes 4 qts. Then only change the filter every 5k-(when you rotate the tires) and at 15k do a complete drain and filter!
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SOURCE: where is the drain plug exactly on a 2003 kia rio?

For the 1.6l engines:

Looking at the engine from the front end (e.g. from the right fender), the drain plug is on the left below cylinder #1.

From beneath the car, looking towards the front of the vehicle, you'll find it on the right had end of the engine block, at the back (nearest the passenger compartment. (see image below)

You'll need a 17mm wrench or socket.

The Oil filter is above it and towards the center of the block.


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SOURCE: not sure i am locating the oil drain plug or the

Transmissions are drained by removing the pan itself. A new filter is to be installed upon draining. That is why there is no drain pan plug. The Chevy Powerglides were the last American made car with a drain plug in the 1965

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My car has 130000 miles on my car 2011 Kia Optima. I go through 4 guarts of oli within 3000 miles. Is there any recall or what can I do

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The plug is on the bottom of the engine, in the oil pan. Usually a 15 mm wrench will take it off. Over filling can cause it to smoke and other problems over time. If your a quart or two over , yes you need to drain it. If it is about an 1/8" or less over on the dipstick, I wouldn't worry about it

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Can't find oil drain plug on my 2003 kia sorento

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The oil pan nut plug wont tighten down because threads are striped what do i do too fix

Most auto parts stores have a solution for this problem. Explain the situation to them, they will sell you a self-tapping drain plug that cuts new threads. This will replace your OEM drain plug. I have used them several times, they work if directions are followed. These drain plug replacements usually come in 1, 2, and 3 "oversize" sizes. Not difficult to install, not expensive. Good luck.

The dealer would replace the oil pan instead of fixing the threads.

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Where is the oil drain plug on my 2003 buick lesabre?

Should be directly below the engine at the oil drain pan. It should be a larger drain bolt that screws into the oil drain pan.

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Location of oil drain plug toyota solara 6 cylinder - all I see at the bottom of the engine/transmission is the drain for the transmission.

- There is no drain plug on the transmission. You will need to remove all bolts from trans oil pan.

SAFETY: Use Proper protective equipment. Jack stands, eye protection etc.

We like to use a garbage can lid with a small drain hole in it as a funnel, As it is larger than the pan and oil will seem like its coming from all directions. so try to let the pan fall from one side.

There is a magnet in the bottom of the pan, remove clean and replace.

This is a great time to also re-torque the valve body bolts. You will need a tech-manual for this.

Install new gasket. torque all bolts. Add fluid approx 4 quarts of the correct fluid and restart vehicle check fluid level often and check for leaks.

Ensure you properly dispose of the waste transmission fluid at your local hazmat center.

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The transmission drain plug is on the smaller/thinner metal pan, it is directly under the transmission.

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