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Remove the 10 mm nuts from the round drain plate at the bottom of the Air Cooled VW engine. While you're pulling the nuts, the drain plate will start to leak, so have a pan under it. After the plate is removed, gently work out the oil screen. Wash the screen and the drain plate. You'll need two (2) drain plate gaskets. Put a gasket on, then put the screen on, then another gasket and finally the drain plate. Be careful to NOT overtighten the 10 mm nuts. Many VW shops will adjust the valves every SECOND time you change the oil. You relly need to keep the valves adjusted properly so that the valves don't burn.

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