advice on sucking oil out with sucker pump?

Discussion in 'Inboards' started by Squidly-Diddly, Dec 31, 2021.

  1. Squidly-Diddly
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    Squidly-Diddly Senior Member

    I overfilled by GMC 2500 van's A/T so I ordered one of these to suck out about a quart of ATF.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GW3QM4C/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
    Problem is the dipstick for the Tranny on a big van is about 6ft long (!) so I guess I'll need to buy a length of vinyl tubing at local hardware store.

    Anything else I should know?

    I was thinking of doing ATF flushes and filter change on a couple of cars but maybe I'll just use the pump to do partial changes. Most of the cheap $20 electric 12V pumps have iffy reviews and I can't tell if 1/3 of the users tried to suck oil from 5ft dipstick tubes with 4ft supplied hoses. Anyone had good luck with cheap electric sucker pumps? Link?
     
  2. fallguy
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    fallguy Senior Member

    Just use a manual sucker
     
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