Rounded sump bolt

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Rounded sump bolt

Post by F2paul » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:59 pm

Not on my Tig but my sons Fiesta ST. He had been planing doing an oil change then baffled by really rounded off oil pan sump bolt , from last oil change at an Independent garage we ,had, used. So i tried hammering a size smaller socket on but no good. I ordered a set of sockets from Amazon that bite onto knackered bolts and was successful. So oil and filter change done and replacement sump bolt set up with torque wrench.
Just thought I would post this if anybody has a similar problem though appreciate most of our MK2 Tigs are still under the care of dealers. I know I could have tried a monkey wrench , or used a chisel but my arthritis isn`t up to all that hammering.
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Re: Rounded sump bolt

Post by paulnewman » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:57 pm

Irwin bolt extractors are a must in anyone’s garage. They have saved my bacon on my Mk2 Golf GTI a number of times!
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Re: Rounded sump bolt

Post by Needles73 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:16 pm

Do the Tiguan not have a disposable plastic sump plug ?
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