VW Aluminum Oil Pan Stripped – Threads Stronger Than NewMarch 20, 2011 9:59 am TIME-SERT Kits
Don’t replace the oil pan due to stripped threads – TIME-SERT makes threads stronger than new.
Many VW New Beetles and Golfs share the same type aluminum oil pan which can be repaired.
© DenLorsTools.com Summary: Stripped oil drain pan threads in VW’s repaired quickly and easily in the car with the TIME-SERT PN 1415A. There’s no need to replace the oil pan and gasket because of stripped aluminum drain plug threads. Save hundreds of dollars like many others have done already.
Most car repair shops are aware that TIME-SERTs save time and money. Less down time and a large application of use. Volkswagen’s have long drain plugs and rarely have problems with threads stripping. However, if they do have issues with worn threads, it can be a serious problem. Oil leaks caused by damaged threads can ruin an engine. If experiencing a drain plug that WON”T tighten, TIME-SERT is prepared to help with their part number 1415A. This thread repair kit is especially for VW 14 x 1.5 millimeter drain plugs with the longer than normal drain plug length. The inserts in this kit are 12.7mm long. This length is required to correctly accommodate the extra long VW OE (Original Equipment) drain plug.
So for damaged oil pan drain pan threads - why throw the baby out with the bath water? Save money by not replacing the original oil pan and gasket. A replacement oil pan including labor could run three to five hundred dollars. The TIME-SERT thread kit is only a fraction of the cost! And what’s best is the threads installed with TIME-SERT are stronger than new. See the link below to purchase a TIME-SERT today.
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