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Conundrum
05-06-2009, 01:39 PM
Hello! Just bought a brand new 2009 Impreza about a month ago. It's due for its first oil change and I usually change my own oil. Where can I get the crush washer for the drain plug? Also, is Mobil 1 or Valvoline an issue?

Conundrum
05-07-2009, 12:42 PM
I picked up some Mobil 1 5W-30. I also got a filter and crush washer at the local dealer for less than $7.

gmullin
05-19-2009, 09:52 PM
the crush washer dosent have to be replaced every time they are good fore about 4 or 5 oil changes

gmullin
05-21-2009, 01:29 PM
i use the stock washer u dont have to tighten them to the extent that u pull threads out to get it to seal or u can go and get a rubber o ring like gm uses and they last for years but that is beacuse im cheep as hell and dont want to use the .70 cents for a new one but by all means change it every time if u want but wat do i know im only a gm tech

Conundrum
05-27-2009, 06:09 PM
I'll just change the washer every time I change the oil just to be safe. I'm used to it on my other car anyway. But the washers for it are copper.

gmullin
06-03-2009, 06:06 PM
explane the problem ill see wat i can muster up on it