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When reinstalling the drain plug i that it was tight then it got loose i know i didn't over tighten it, then removed the plug and then noticed alum.on the threds the threds screwed off the plug easy in one piece , But now what do i do about this problem ???...

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Hello; Safe saves! If in doubt, take it completely out and give the threads a good visual inspection. Take a good look at the case threads also. Sometimes, when a plug is removed, the copper or nylon gasket creeps up the threads. when reinstalling the gasket then jumps the threads giving a sudden loose feeling,. After inspecting and making sure the seal, between the case and drain plug, is flat against the underside of the plug. When tightening, turn the plug slowly continue until the crush or sponge feeling is gone and the plug is firmly seated. Do not go past "STOP"! Good Luck and thanks for using Fixya for your answers. _Ned_

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