Transmission Drain PLug

Asked by Aug 06, 2009 at 07:28 AM about the 1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How can I remove a stripped 17mm manual transmssion drain plug?

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If its an internal hex key-type plug just scratch two sides opposite one another until you can turn it with a large flat-head screwdriver. If it is just a rounded off bolt head there are a number of kits available that can help you remove it, just search online, or you can just use a 15 or 16mm socket and hammer it on.

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