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  1. Help!
    Hey guys 2002 GLS here with about 180K miles on the clock. First let me give you some background. The car has burned/lost about half a quart every 5000K miles Ever since I picked it up at 160K. Not bad I guess for such an old engine. It had a leaking oil drain plug and valve cover gasket, which...
  2. Maintenance & Care
    Hi All, I was doing my normal six-monthly oil change, when I opened and used what I thought was a bottle of unused Magnatec. It wasn't.. It was a mix of used oil and coolant from my last service :eek: Luckily I didn't pour too much in (less than half a quart) before noticed it. I didn't start...
  3. Maintenance & Care
    Hello, I've been away for a little while but hope that everyone here is doing great. I had a question about synthetic oils and synthetic oil filters. Shopping in my local PartSource today and talking about oil filters the guy at the desk said that I need to use a synthetic oil filter with...
  4. Do It Yourself Section
    Take a wrench that it one milimeter smaller than what is required and beat the crap out of it, with a hammer, until it goes on, then you should be able to pull it off. Off course you should get new drain plugs. I used the round circle part of a wrench. You may also need a new wrench. According...
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