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I did my first oil change today.

New 17 cruze,

That oil piug tried its very best to cross-thread on me.

Curious whether this is a common thing on these cars. The thread kind of tapers off toward the end of the shaft, I am thinking that's kind of a goofy design. Sure lends itself to trying to cross thread.

Anyone else seeing this? Tried any aftermarket plugs? I don't like this one at all .
 

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I bought some aluminum color coded magnetic plugs on AliExpress, but have not yet tried them (hopefully within the week though). I would suggest to always go in reverse until you feel the threads align and then go forward (Clockwise).
 
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