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    Drain plug issue please help !

    i have a 2005 STI and im doing the first oil change since i got it. i removed everything and went to remove the drain plug but its something ive never seen before. i have no idea how to remove it, anybody else have this kind of drain plug ? the wires that are coming out of it for temp and low level i think.

    Heres what it looks like ....


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    Looks like some time ago someone stripped out the oil pan and that's am oversized drain plug. Usually I keep the bigger bolt in at work and take off the smaller one as I don't want to wear out the already damaged threads of the pan

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    No its just the sensor for the gauge, you must have Lamco gauges? I had the same thing on my 02. They make a socket with a slot for the wire. Or if i remember correctly, a 19" wrench will do.
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    Oooooh, now I see it. Kinda hard to tell

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