Once you break the plug loose, you should be able to use your hand. Eventually it will fall out. It’s also possible that the plug was installed too tightly, causing the threads to be damaged and oil to leak out past them. Lucked out. Most drain plugs that fall out are a result of improper installation. Entire oil plug fell out. Oil plug fell out. Stopped the engine and oil was pouring out of the drain plug hole. 8 years ago. About 2500 miles after she had her oil changed at the Honda dealer the oil plug fell out. They screwed up my new tire and I had to return the next day and get it aired up. Put in the proper amount of synthetic oil. Can I get the auto place to take blame? Posted by. Oil plug fell out after oil change? So.. the plug is threaded in all the way but not tight. if there was a problem with the threads or the plug did not tighten properly the person doing the oil change would no this before it ever left the shop. That is what they did. In a few rare cases cross threaded plugs will fall out because the threads were damaged during installation. I've heard of weird things happening when the air-oil separator is failing. My daughter has a 2007 Honda Fit. i would do that before buying another pan. Maintenance/Repairs. I'm looking at a costly repair. But the story failed the test. Vibration just unscrewed it and it finally fell out. So, one falls out, and then others are falling out after the first one falls out? I am using a tiny, ponytail holder for … He also said that the engine is ruined and will have to be replace and asked me to contact my insurance company. It eventually fell out, and shortly after my engine was ruined. who ever did this oil change is responsible. 64. After a minute or so of idleing, oil started to drip from the filter flange and the mounting fixture and the block. The engine was checked and they said it was OK. What happens is that the crankcase vacuum increases quite a bit (makes the oil cap difficult to remove). While driving to drop someone off at the airport my check oil light comes on and about a minute or so later car starts to loose power and engine ceases. 9. I have seem amazing things. Founded in 2003, PriusChat has been the go-to spot for Prius, hybrid, and EV discussion for over 10 years. Plug fell out OK all I still have 60 days to go and my plug fell out what do I do I have no contractions yet and water didn't break so what does this mean. hi, have a 03 xr50... i did oil change on the xr50, kx65, crf450, wr450f, 125sx and 50 LC pro Sr today and when i emptied the pan tonight into containers, at the bottom of the pan, i found a metal cylinder about 3-4 long with holes/channels drilled into it as well as a spring about 4 long. Definately leave out words like offroad or 4x4 etc as often that will start a new direction if the blame game, Even though it us as good as impossible for mud, a stick or water to loosen the plug. No way will I pay a $100 bucks to have it replaced when it might fail again in 6 months. Archived. Unsure how long till it falls out but not to side with either, a hand tight plug will leak oil and drip at a pretty good pace. They took responsibility, but is it legal for them to replace parts (bearings) to an engine in a lube place and not at an actual mechanic shop? It has been about 2 months since I had my oil changed. 1 year ago. The oil had been leaking for awhile before the Oil Drain Plug fell out and was blowing under the car and coming up off the rear bumper and onto the trunk. You’ll also want to make sure you have a proper catch for the oil to drain out of your F-150. I caught it before any damage was done. Cam plug coming out while driving My right hand cam plug came out will on a trip dumping the engine oil onto the exhaust pipe and road. 3. Posted by u/[deleted] 5 years ago. My oil drain plug fell out. I assume it took 10-15 lbs of force to push it open. Abviously didnt tighten enough and it fell out.. just dropped it off at the shop and very worried how much this is going to cost me : ( Sounded like the piston was slapping something. Then you're talking about a loose oil filter or damaged oil pan from road debris. 16-07-2012, 11:17 PM So the story goes, I went to do some light tracks this arvo with a mate and as we got out after a few hills and smallish water puddles to check the depth of another puddle I notice my oil spilling out everywhere at a rapid rate. 4 4. There she turned off the car and had it towed to the dealer. Of course if you eliminated the witness who claimed oil drain plug was "completely gone." 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