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Unread 05-11-2011, 10:38 PM   #1
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So I tried using this for an oil change. The smallest tubing will not go as far as my dipstick goes, it hits something and stops. I warmed up the engine, parked downhill for the oil to drain closer to the dipstick, and still I got nothing. Not one drop of oil was sucked up into it.

Does anyone have experience using this?
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Used them many times for brake fluid evacuation.
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Well I just gave up with the extractor, and went under the car to do the drain.
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Ya not ment for oil changes. The tube will either hit the windage tray or crank before making it to the lower pan. Great for ps, dif, brake fluid Manuel trans, and clutch fluid.
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