scag turf tiger question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by daferg, Oct 17, 2003.

  1. daferg

    daferg LawnSite Member
    Posts: 39

    Ok, have small problem.

    Bought a 98 tiger and am trying to change the oil but I cannot get the square threaded drain plug off. Any tricks???

    Ferg
     
  2. Jimbo

    Jimbo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,093

    Is it in good shape or has someone taken a pair of channel locks to it?? What have you tried so far??

    I would try the right size wrench, and some WD40 sprayed onto it. Let the WD40 soak in for a few minutes. If that doesnt work I would apply more WD40 and find a way to tap on it with a hammer, and then try the wrench again. If that doesnt work or it is stripped out you can try tapping a socket onto it. I bought a used mower once that was stripped so bad and was so tight that I had to weld a socket to it and use an impact on it.

    Jimbo
     
  3. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 723

    :) Do what Jim said if that don't work, go see a dealer a purchase another pulg, then put the vicegrips on it and remove it, if vicegrips won't work get a easyout then you should have no problem, I reall think the WD_40 will loosen it up enough....Good Luck......Marks Mowing Service
     

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