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Help can't undo my sump plug


As above i can't undo the plug on my 1.9 Diesel its a 13mm plug and my combination ring spanner is just slipping off and im damaging the head.

Hows best to get it off i could really do with a 13mm hex spanner but no one seems to sell them.

Changing the oil is normally an easy part of a service ha ha not this time
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Plenty of places on-line offer 13mm hex, be patient and do it properly or you might have to heli-coil it.
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If all else fails, you could always get a Pela oil extractor
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If you can't find a 13mm hex spanner, 1/2" will do the job - in fact, as it's 12,7mm it will be a little bit better fit.

You'd probably be better off with a flank drive socket, e.g. Metrinch, particularly as you've already started to round the corners off.
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