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Oil Pan drain plug is leaking. Dealer service replaced with oversized tapered plug but still leaking. How big of a job is it to replace oil pan?

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You may be able to cure the leak with a thicker, softer gasket on the drain plug. Also the drain plugs come in several oversizes. So if the 1st one doesn't work you can try the next size.

http://www.cgenterprises.com/drain_plugs_oversize_repair.htm.

considering the cost of oil pan replacement I would just add a dab of RTV sealant to the drain plug washer next time I had an oil change.

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