Eco-Plug for Steel Oil Pan

1) Why is my Eco-Plug for steel oil pan dripping?

Before installing ecoplug inspect area on or around steel oil pan drain hole, remove debris and correct any raised or uneven surfaces around oil pan drain hole.

  • Confirm flat gasket is present
  • Inspect flat gasket for damage. Replace if necessary.
  • Check to see if area surrounding oil pan drain hole is not flat
    or has been damaged.

Ecoplug requires clean rust free flat surface to provide leak-proof seal on oil pan.

3) Does the self adjusting rubber sleeve seal the pan?

No. The rubber sleeve centers and provides a mechanical lock as Eco-Plug is installed into oil pan drain hole and magnetically seated.

4) Does the gasket and sleeve require replacement?

Only if damaged lost or leaking.

5) Can I buy replacement parts?

Yes. Both gasket and sleeve are available as replacement parts.

Go to: EcoPlugsystem.com

7) How do I maintain my lifetime Eco-Plug at each oil change service?

Visually inspect gasket and sleeve for rips or wear replace. If necessary, remove any metallic debris under or on gasket surface. For proper sealing and optimal performance inspect threaded tapered bolt for leaks and tightness.

Eco-Plug for Aluminum Oil Pan

1) Is vinyl cap required?

Yes. A vinyl cap is mandatory.

2) Why is the tapered threaded bolt dripping?

Tapered bolt requires further installation severe thread damage may require additional epoxy incorrectly installed.

3) Will oil effect epoxy?

Small/ trace amounts of oil will not adversely affect epoxy.

4) Why is my Eco-Plug leaking?

The flat gasket may be damaged or missing. Check for debris inside hex bolt flat surface or on gasket.

5) Where do I apply epoxy?

Apply epoxy to tapered bolt around the thread diameter in marred thread area.

6) Does the tapered bolt need to be fully installed into oil pan threads?

No. Install tapered bolt until tight. Do not overtighten avoid cracking oil pan. Inspect both sides of gasket for debris or damage, wipe clean at each oil change service.

7) Should I drill out the remaining damaged threads in an aluminum oil pan?

No. Do not drill remaining damaged oil pan threads. If possible, remove any loose threads.

8) How do I maintain my lifetime Eco-Plug at each oil change service?

Visually inspect gasket and sleeve for rips or wear replace. If necessary, remove any metallic debris under or on gasket surface. For proper sealing and optimal performance inspect threaded tapered bolt for leaks and tightness.

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