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    2018 Mitsubishi mirage CVT Drain plug

    Hello everyone Iím having a hard time trying to change my transmission fluid oil. I tried using a 17 mm socket wrench but apparently itís not the right size. Itís too small and a 19 mm socket wrench is too big so Iím a bit confused about what to use do I need regular Wrenches? and can anybody tell me the actual size of the transmission CVT drain plug so I could get the right socket or wrench



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    I used a 19mm socket as shown at 4min 45 seconds in my youtube video, here is a time stamped link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erlbDUi48Jk&t=285s
    please consider checking out my Mirage related youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6c...IEViRFw/videos

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    I have a socket wrench set that goes up too. I think 21mm, I heard in your video that you used at 19 mm but you also said breaker bar im a bit confused, and they also use the 19 mm socket wrench and it wasn’t turning or loosening the drain plug at all I was I just using a socket wrench wrong I’m a bit confused can I also use a regular 19mm wrench? Because I think I’m not using the socket wrench properly and maybe I am idk

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    have a socket wrench set that goes up too. I think 21mm, I heard in your video that you used at 19 mm but you also said breaker bar im a bit confused, and they also use the 19 mm socket wrench and it wasn’t turning or loosening the drain plug at all I was I just using a socket wrench wrong I’m a bit confused can I also use a regular 19mm wrench? Because I think I’m not using the socket wrench properly and maybe I am idk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bennyb View Post
    I have a socket wrench set that goes up too. I think 21mm, I heard in your video that you used at 19 mm but you also said breaker bar im a bit confused, and they also use the 19 mm socket wrench and it wasn¬’t turning or loosening the drain plug at all I was I just using a socket wrench wrong I¬’m a bit confused can I also use a regular 19mm wrench? Because I think I¬’m not using the socket wrench properly and maybe I am idk
    19mm is the socket size, you can even see it printed on the socket itself in the video it says 19mm. I have no idea what you mean by "wasn’t turning or loosening the drain plug". you can use any wrench you want with the socket, the bolt won't know what type of wrench you are using. I am using a breaker bar because I do not own a rachet, if i did own one, i wouldn't personally use it because it would be some cheap one and i would be scared of breaking it.
    please consider checking out my Mirage related youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6c...IEViRFw/videos

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    OK, so which way are you turning the socket because Iím turning it counterclockwise and itís literally just clicking and not loosening the drain plug. If you understand what Iím saying, but if I turn it right clockwise, itís literally just tightening the Bolt more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bennyb View Post
    OK, so which way are you turning the socket because I’m turning it counterclockwise and it’s literally just clicking and not loosening the drain plug. If you understand what I’m saying, but if I turn it right clockwise, it’s literally just tightening the Bolt more.
    Yes, you must turn the bolt counterclockwise.

    The clicking is coming from your wrench not the car. Either your wrench is set to the wrong direction or your wrench is broken. Normally with a ratcheting wrench you have to flip a switch to convert the wrench from clockwise to counter clockwise. Here is a video explaining this concept: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBvlKNjmb14 at 1:16 in the video the guy explains exactly the issue you are describing.
    please consider checking out my Mirage related youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6c...IEViRFw/videos

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    Thank you so much I didnít know how to use a socket wrench so that was my first time using one after I read your reply and watch the video. I certainly got the dream boat off thank you very much. You are very helpful.



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