Home Auto Repair 2008 Saturn Aura Engine Oil Pan Drain Plug Thread Insert Loose

2008 Saturn Aura Engine Oil Pan Drain Plug Thread Insert Loose

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Download Service Procedure Important: The service procedure contained in this program is different from the service procedure found in the appropriate service manual(s). Engine Oil Pan Drain Plug Thread Insert Loose or Damaged, Oil Leak (Inspect Insert and Install New Insert, If Necessary) Inspect the engine oil drain plug thread insert using the procedure below. 1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in SI. 2. Position the appropriate drain pan under the engine oil pan drain plug. 3. Mark the oil pan drain plug bolt head in relation to the oil pan (1). 4. Loosen the drain plug and count five turns. Can the drain plug be removed after the fifth turn? 4.1. For unsold dealer inventory vehicles: If NO, the thread insert is positioned correctly. Tighten the oil pan drain plug and lower the vehicle. 5. Tighten Tighten the oil pan drain plug to 25 N·m(18 lb ft). 4.1. Check the engine oil on the engine oil level indicator and add oil, if necessary, to the normal operating range. No further action is required. 4.2. For customer owned vehicles: If NO, the thread insert is positioned correctly. Perform a complete engine oil and filter change on the customer owned vehicle. 7. Tighten Tighten the oil pan drain plug to 25 N·m(18 lb ft). 4.2. Check the engine oil on the engine oil level indicator to the normal operating range. No further action is required. 4.3. For unsold dealer inventory vehicles: