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Old 02-10-2002, 11:34 PM
Benzmac Benzmac is offline
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You WANT it to do this!!!! This is the action where the internal passeges hold oil so the engine is not dry upon start-up.

To do an oil change, just crack loose the bolt and let it sit about 5 min. Then it will drain. The action of letting air in when the oil is hot will allow it to drain.
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