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Stripped threads on oil pan drain - 2005 Chrysler Pacifica

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  • admurrietta Oct 14, 2008

    I attempted to get my oil changed. I was told that the oil pan was stripped. They stated that the only solution is to have it replace. Can I do it myself? if not, whats the cheapest yet affective fix?

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    2005 Pacifica Stripped oil plug. Local Chrysler outlet wants $1100 to fix it. Says they have to move the transaxle cover or something like that. I have a rubber boot plug right now that will start leaking soon.

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You can buy a repair kit @ any local parts store or a "Pan saver"

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There is no repair get go to oreillys and buy a new oil pan in the box it will come with the gasket and lubercant but it will not come with new bolts take off the old oil pan and clean the area of any old oil and sediment that accurs while normal where and there but make sure that the old gasket is off if not it will not seal right and you will have a big papper weight

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You should replace the pan. Pan saver plugs are for temporary use only.

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Use a small amout of RTV

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SOURCE: my oil pan drain plug was stripped when i bought

you need to purchase a chiltons repair manual. no overly difficult but the front cv drive shafts and starter may need to be removed. be sure to drain all oil out of pan before removing. use a new pan and gasket. before to check the tightness of the new pan's drain plug before adding oil.

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