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You already have a vacuum pump to change PTU oil

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You can connect a long transparent rubber hose to any vac. line that goes directly to the intake manifold  (brake booster,  PCV line) if you run the end of the line into the PTU  or RDU  fill plug you can suck out the fluid by starting the engine thus applying vacuum to the line....Be careful as not to suck out too much at one time as oil will not compress in the engine cylinders. If you go slow all that will enter the intake manifod is oil mist If your home made line is long enough it may empty the PTU before any oil reaches the manifold (in this case no microscopic metal fragments will enter the manifold)

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12 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

You can connect a long transparent rubber hose to any vac. line that goes directly to the intake manifold  (brake booster,  PCV line) if you run the end of the line into the PTU  or RDU  fill plug you can suck out the fluid by starting the engine thus applying vacuum to the line....Be careful as not to suck out too much at one time as oil will not compress in the engine cylinders. If you go slow all that will enter the intake manifod is oil mist If your home made line is long enough it may empty the PTU before any oil reaches the manifold (in this case no microscopic metal fragments will enter the manifold)

I would strongly advise against attempting what's suggested here.

 

@bubbadewsky     have you tried this?

 

An oil extractor can be used, but it doesn't work as well as the drain plug.

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If you do not have a vac pump this will work with minimal expense.....why do you think this is a bad idea I already drained my PTU with 20 ft hose connected to manifold not a drop of oil reached engine ...sucked out approx.  14 oz ofcourse it's hard to get exact measurement since some oil remains in the hose

 

When you drill a drain plug hole there is a chance of stripping the threads.  If you compare an older PTU with the new drain plug style you will see extra reinforced metal around the plug

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11 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

 If you compare an older PTU with the new drain plug style you will see extra reinforced metal around the plug

My PTU came with a drain, and it does not have extra reinforced metal around the plug.

 

Where did you get this information from?

 

 

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8 minutes ago, 1004ron said:

My PTU came with a drain, and it does not have extra reinforced metal around the plug.

 

Where did you get this information from?

 

 

If you do not have a vac pump this will work with minimal expense.....why do you think this is a bad idea I already drained my PTU with 20 ft hose connected to manifold not a drop of oil reached engine ...sucked out approx.  14 oz

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Seen a pic of a new style PTU somewhere and the metal around the drain plug has a thick reinfored area

 

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21 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

  If you compare an older PTU with the new drain plug style you will see extra reinforced metal around the plug

Try again.........

 

My PTU came with a drain, and it does not have extra reinforced metal around the plug.

 

Where did you get this information from?

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Just now, bubbadewsky said:

Seen a pic of a new style PTU somewhere and the metal around the drain plug has a thick reinfored area

 

Well I have a model that came with a drain plug and there is no such thing.

 

Post the pic, lets all have a look.

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Anyway, you've creacted enough PTU threads, ignoring the long standing existing ones - for anyone else visiting here, I suggest that you go here:

 

On 3/6/2016 at 11:29 PM, omar302 said:

Just yesterday @threeputtpar posted here his guide.

 

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9 hours ago, 1004ron said:

Anyway, you've creacted enough PTU threads, ignoring the long standing existing ones - for anyone else visiting here, I suggest that you go here:

 

 

 

Contributing to charity is very noblesse oblige of you.....feeding the trolls not so much!

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On 9/7/2019 at 9:51 PM, 1004ron said:

My PTU came with a drain, and it does not have extra reinforced metal around the plug.

 

Where did you get this information from?

 

 

image.jpeg.ab270710c2be69721f75fb74a90a6daf.jpeg2015 ford edge ptu drain plug with reinforced metal

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On 9/7/2019 at 10:02 PM, 1004ron said:

Well I have a model that came with a drain plug and there is no such thing.

 

Post the pic, lets all have a look.

image.jpeg

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2 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

image.jpeg.ab270710c2be69721f75fb74a90a6daf.jpeg2015 ford edge ptu drain plug with reinforced metal

LOL

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1 minute ago, bubbadewsky said:

 

image.jpeg

 

3 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

image.jpeg.ab270710c2be69721f75fb74a90a6daf.jpeg2015 ford edge ptu drain plug with reinforced metal

 

Just now, 1004ron said:

LOL

LOL, LOL

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Just now, 1004ron said:

 

 

LOL, LOL

are you a trouble maker or just afool

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On 9/8/2019 at 7:47 AM, onyxbfly said:

 

Contributing to charity is very noblesse oblige of you.....feeding the trolls not so much!

 

28 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

are you a trouble maker or just afool

Here's a tip for you - https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/mark_twain_103535

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53 minutes ago, bubbadewsky said:

 

image.jpeg

 

What part of that area is reinforced? Reinforced compared to what? The 2015 AWD sport is the first Edge to have a drain plug on the PTU...

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I think we've taken this one far enough.

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