Stupid Has a Price

motor oil spilled on shop floor

QUESTION: What is wrong in this photograph?

opening motor oil drain valve with wrench Cummins Turbo Diesel

ANSWER: The installation dude moved the oil valve to the “open” position. He failed to close the valve.
The result, 3 gallons of lube oil (synthetic at $33/gallon) to be cleaned up.

oil spilled on shop floor

SOLUTION: A six-pack of beer and two 25-pound bags of kitty litter.

kitty litter poured over spilled motor oil
FTV-104A Oil Drain Valve

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