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Old 14th January 2009
remmyman remmyman is offline
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Is there A torque setting for the drain plug? I've always just snug tighten them but I'm getting fussy in my old age. 2003 9-3, 2.0L Turbo.
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Tightening torque 25 Nm (18 lbf ft).
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If you have to use a breaker bar to get it off, it's too tight.
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Reminds of when a guy says "Hand Tighten it"...Who's Hand...The Hulks or Twiggy's ??
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