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[4th Gen : 01-07]: Top of Oil Dipstick Broke Off

Old 03-16-2019, 06:03 AM
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2006 Grand Caravan 3.8 SXT. Is there a way to remove the rest of the dipstick without replacing the dipstick tube? Was thinking of drilling a small hole in the side of the tube at the level of the yellow plastic part to keep it from moving further down, and then driving a small screw into the plastic yellow section from the top and pulling it out and then wrap drilled portion of tube with HVAC metal tape.
Old 03-16-2019, 10:35 AM
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I use a wine bottle cork remover...spiral it into the plastic and pull it out.
some people shoot compressed air into the pcv hose and pressurzed air pushes out he broken part....I'm not a fan of this method...it can make the rear main seal fail.

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