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the bottom part of the crankcase of an internal-combustion engine in which the oil used to lubricate the engine accumulates.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Position a catch tub under the
and unscrew the drain plug.
Cleans and inspects existing engine parts such as valve cover,
, and fuel rack using parts washer.
It is always a good idea to use an
when working on your vehicle to prevent accidental spills.
The oil is drained from the car and the
will match both
da, but not oily pan.
Remove the drain plug on the bottom of the
, allowing the old oil to drain into your drain pan.
The main shipment was found in half of a renovated
Fifth, at minimum, you should have a block heater and an
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