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  1. #1
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    Default So I went to drain the oil in

    So I went to drain the oil in my 4.3L today and after I got the quick drain tube out the hole I un screwed the end plug and oil would not flow out. It just dribbled. Any ideas? This is the first oil change for me with this boat it is a 2004 engine. If all else fails I will just go down the dip stick tube with a pump.

  2. #2

    Default did you warm up the engine to

    did you warm up the engine to operating temp?

    try poking something in the tube maybe built up with slude

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    Default "Remove the oil fill cap. <[im

    "Remove the oil fill cap. "
    Fix minor things (replace wear items for preventative maintenance.) that cause major problems before they break.

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    Default I use the dip stick tube all t

    I use the dip stick tube all the time... IF they are configured to use as a drain.

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    Default "Ayuh,... Those drains are

    "Ayuh,...

    Those drains are notoriously Slow,... And I mean SLOW...

    I usually get mine started,&#43; go off&#39;n do other things,..
    Within a couple of Hours,...
    It&#39;s drained,&#43; ready for finishing the job..."
    Any Grease is Better,... Than No grease at All....

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    Default Thanks all I will give these t

    Thanks all I will give these things a try if not I will just pump it out the dips stick tube.

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