15 Quart Drain Container
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FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container

Part No. 11838MI Warranty Details  
The closed top design on the FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container makes oil changes easier and cleaner. The molded filter groove allows filter to drain residual oil. The molded back handle is convenient for carrying control and pouring purpose.

Product Features:
  • Closed top design for cleaner oil changes
  • Holds up to 2 oil changes
  • Contains secure tethered cap and center plug
  • Made in the U.S.A.
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Capacity:15 qt
Color:Black
Diameter:15.5 in
Material:Polypropylene
Open Or Closed Top:Closed
Shape:Round

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FloTool15 Quart Drain Container
 
3.1

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (26)
  • Reliable (11)
  • Can withstand use (9)
  • Compact (4)

Cons

  • Flimsy (9)

Best Uses

  • Home garage (26)
  • Upkeep (5)
  • Automotive repair shop (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (5), Casual driver (4), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (11), Auto enthusiast (8), Truck enthusiast (8), Mechanic (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Not that bad

When I first purchased this item I loved it. I was able to remove my oil drain bolt and my oil filter at the same time and allow both to drip out as opposed...Read complete review

When I first purchased this item I loved it. I was able to remove my oil drain bolt and my oil filter at the same time and allow both to drip out as opposed to doing it one at a time with my older drain pan. The second time I went to use it oil stated coming out the spout. I thought I left it lose and tried to tighten it, that is when I realized the cap was cracked and would no longer seal. I found that the caps from a 20oz power-aid and the one from my 1 gal VW coolant container fits just fine. The coolant container cap fits the best so now I'm back in business. If you plan to purchase this or currently have one ditch the cap and dig through your recycle bin and find one that fits.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Leaks!!

Overall it's a good design but the drain cap leaks! If you try to tighten it the cap just pops off and won't provide a strong seal.

I took it back...Read complete review

Overall it's a good design but the drain cap leaks! If you try to tighten it the cap just pops off and won't provide a strong seal.

I took it back to the store and looked at the other ones on the shelf and they do the same thing.

I was disappointed because it has larger oil capacity than other containers.

Reviewed by 39 customers

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3.0

It does the job.

By 

from Edmond, OK

Verified Buyer

Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

It does the job.

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5.0

A Must For Any Fluid change

By 

from Henrico VA

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Can Withstand Use
  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Garage

    Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

    A must to keep shop floors clean & recycle used fluids. Just drain into pan, screw in plug, wipe off top, carry to recycle center with handle, pour out used fluid with drain spout.

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    2.0

    Drain Spout Leaks

    By 

    from St. Thomas, USVI

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

    • Home Garage

    Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

    The drain spout does not close very well. It leaks if you do not have the item flat

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    5.0

    Great and very useful

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    By 

    from La Blanca TX.

    About Me Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Easy To Move
    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Helps Me Recycle Oil
      • Home Garage

      Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

      It was extremely hard to recycle oil prior to purchase of this container and countless times I would end up spilling untold amounts of oil in my truck or car getting carpet,trunk,truck bed full of messy hard to clean oil spills and now I can transport it to a recycle center and not worry about spilling it . plus it's got a wide drain into surface that allows oil to enter the container with ease . screw on surface plug allows for a spill free transport to my nearest advanced auto parts to recycle oil plus spout with screw on lid and gasket allow for easy pouring disposal

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      1.0

      Terrible

      By 

      from Reston, VA

      About Me Handy Diy'r

      Pros

        Cons

        • Flimsy
        • Gasket Falls Off
        • Leaks At Both Holes
        • Very Cheap

        Best Uses

          Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

          dont waste your cash

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          1.0

          Poor seal at cap, and weak CAP BREAKS upo

          By 

          from Saratoga Springs, NY

          About Me Casual Driver, Sucker For Buying This

          Pros

          • Decent Size
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Flimsy
          • Leaks Cap Breaks

          Best Uses

          • Home Garage

          Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

          The cap does not seal and upon tightening (by hand) cracks because of it's flimsy design. I'm not the only one with this experience, so safe to assume it's not the nut on the handle. The company should make and give users improved caps.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Not a well made, high quality drain pan

          By 

          from Central TX

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Pros

            Cons

            • Flimsy
            • Handle On Wrong Side
            • Poor Fitting Caps
            • Thin Plastic

            Best Uses

            • One time Use

            Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

            Got this to replace one that I used for about 20 years (I only lost it due to a house fire) that was simalarly designed but was much better made. I ordered this online assuming it was similar quality to my previous one - I was wrong. This one is much thinner plastic and the center cap hole is simply punched out - not a threaded recepticle. Also, the old one had handles on both ends so you could carry it one handed without making a mess and hang it up when not in use without dripping oil down the wall. I will look for a better made pan, if they are still made. Hope that helps you make a decision.

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            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Cap Leaks

            By 

            from Johnson City, TN

            Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

            Would be a great product if the cap did not leak.

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            5.0

            nice one

            By 

            from herndon, va

            About Me Casual Driver

            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage
              • Roadside Repairs

              Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

              nice one easy to use.

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              (9 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Cap cracks and leaks

              By 

              from Austin, TX

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Can't Transport
              • Flimsy
              • Leaks At Drain Cap

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage

              Comments about FloTool 15 Quart Drain Container:

              This, like many oil drain pans, works well at collecting the oil that is draining from a vehicle, but nothing more. The plastic cap on the spout broke almost immediately. As a result, I have to pour the collected oil into another container (usually the empty oil jugs I just used). I have to leave the drain pan on an old towel to keep oil from staining my garage. Some epoxy on the cracked cap may be a better option to buying a new pan.

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              3 Questions | 3 Answers
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              • Q:

                Whats the height of this oil pan?
                Asked on 12/5/2014 by MG

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi MG, glad to serve you! The height of this pan is 6.75 inches.

                  Answered on 12/6/2014 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Does the whole top piece come off or is it just the plug that comes out?
                Asked on 12/25/2013 by eileen from virginia beach

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Hi eileen, great question! The whole top piece does not come off of this oil drain pan. Only the plug comes off.

                  Answered on 12/26/2013 by Vincent from AAP
              • Q:

                The plug in the center of the draining area stripped & got lost. The Drain pan is fine but can't find where to obtain a replacement plug (checked Blitz web site). The plug was pretty flimsy but a replacementwould probably would keep oil from leaking during transport or storage.
                Asked on 7/14/2012 by Ticked

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Sorry, we do not have the drain pan plugs available with us at the moment. However I would recommend that you check with the nearest Advance Auto store and our representative would be glad to assist you with drain pan accessories.

                  Answered on 7/16/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
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