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Once the oil has slowed to a drip, wipe off the area around the drain plug with a clean rag or towel.

Reinstall the drain plug and tighten it with a box end wrench until it is snug.

Do not over-tighten the drain plug. You may risk stripping the threads or cracking the oil pan. It's better that it be too loose, rather than too tight, because you can always go back later and tighten it.