...if God made
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: United Kingdom
Part-threaded Oil Sump
I decided to change my oil and filter the other day and have chucked in some 5w 30 Valvolene Synpower SAE. Upon returning the sump plug, it got to about 1mm clearance and then just started to go round, until tight, and then back round again. I now have a nice little oil leak (about 1 drop every 10 seconds).
I've seen plenty of information about helicoiling, plumber's tape, widening the hole, and have even looked at one of those emergency sump bungs from ebay.
What's the latest view on how I should I proceed? Any expertise/advice would be very much appreciated.