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    hi has anyone used one of these if so did you have your car on ramps then extract the oil so you could get to the filter or a different way ?

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    I normally just take the sump plug out

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    cant do that took it to nationl tyres for an oil change at the weekend and the sump screw is stuck even tried it myself and nearly broke his ratchet

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    I use them all the time at work and if you have a decent extractor they do work well

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    Take it someplace else mate, your never gonna know if you have all of the old oil and crud out if you use a vacuum pump imo

    Try doing it when the sump is really hot

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    tried it when it was really hot but thanks anyway

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