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Old 03-25-2003, 09:00 PM
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No need to drain the oil. With the engine warm, loosen the center bolt on the filter cover and crack same. This will allow the oil in the canister to drain back into the block. Once the canister is empty, you can remove the sender with only a few drops coming out.
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