i have 2011 honda civic went 4 oil change and they put a drain plug in it now a week goes by and it starts leaking so i go back they put another 1 in same thing happens so i think they stripped the oil pan.


Asked by Jul 10, 2013 at 07:06 PM about the 2011 Honda Civic DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

should the place that did oil change b liable

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did they replace the original plug because it was leaking? why did they change the plug instead of using the original?

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The quick change oil places strip drain plugs quite often- was it one of those? of course that can happen with any bozo "mechanic"- good luck trying to get one of those fast lube places to repair their mistakes- they specialize in mistakes- you can try- you are looking at a new oil pan- if you find a good garage and a good mechanic, they may be able to rethread the drain hole and put a new bolt in- then stick with the good mechanics and let them change your oil

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