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Old 03-24-2019, 09:21 PM   #1
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Plastic oil canister on 2.7 on way tight ??

Iam not that weak...but damn that canister is on hard...should I warm up the engine first,.. I just tried to get a cold oil sample and could not remove that canister,.!
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Old 03-24-2019, 09:30 PM   #2
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A little heat can't hurt. But I'd use the big socket that fits on the botton of the oil canister with a LONG breaker bar. That should give you more than enough leverage.
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Old 03-25-2019, 02:27 PM   #3
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Ok,..I was using the adjustable type oil wrench for various size oil filters and yes I was surprised,.!! Thanks Frank

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