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Took my 1996 gmc sierra 5,7 to get a oil change,, tech.after inspecting replied that they could not do oil change due to the oil plug threads possibly being stripped plug will not un screw just keep turning in place! is there anything that i can do other than replacing the oil pan and if i have to replace the oil pan which pan? two is available 1 that holds 4qt and 1 that holds 5qt

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They make oil pan plugs for this situation. It's a bolt with a rubber spacer that expands to seal the hole when you tighten it. If the old plug is still in the pan, use vice grips to thread it out. No need to replace pan, but maybe replace the oil change shop. Guys you went to have no experience.

Posted on Aug 25, 2017

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SOURCE: oil pan removal on 2002 gmc sierra

did you pull the rubber plugs between the motor and trans out? there are either nuts or bolts up there

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: how do i replace the oil pan

Well, they might be able to drop the front differential to change the pan.
Did the Wally World claims department turn you down to solve the problem you for free? Usually, they pay out claims with little hassle.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: How to drop transmission pan on 2006 gmc sierra?

If you mean the bracket for the shift cable.What you do is pry it slightly over far enough to remove the pan.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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Not sure if this year was a sealed hub like newer ones bt the process is the same. You need to take off the brake caliper, take off the caliber mount to the axle, then the rotor should come off. May be able to remove the stud now but if not, will probably have to remove the hub. It is bolted on to the axle with 4 bolts usually. Need to pop the cap off of the outside of the hub to access the nut holding the front axle shaft to the hub. It is splined shaft that is not pressed on. By tapping the end (lightly on the threaded end) and pulling out the hub will usually release it. Good luck!

Posted on May 25, 2010

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