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Oil change WWhere is the oil pan on the 1999 Passat? And, how do you take off nut if it is too tight?

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  • fundraiser Jun 10, 2008

    Thank you very much - I got it and did it myself!


  • bassboy826 Jan 20, 2009

    Frozen drain plug. Dont want to strip it. Suggestions??

  • bassboy826 Jan 21, 2009

    What is a "spanner" ???



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The oil pan should be in the lowest part of the vehicle, meaning, under the car, probably in the front.

If the nut is too tight, you can use a spanner with greater leverage, or use you regular spanner, just extend it's leverage with a pipe or something of that kind.

Good luck,

Posted on Jun 10, 2008


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