5 Gallon Drain Pan
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FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan

Part No. 11845MI Warranty Details  
Designed with an open-top design for easier oil changes, the FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan allows fluid to drain directly into the large opening. The molded back handle helps with carrying control and easy transport, while the oversized lip contains fluid when pouring for fewer messes.

Product Features:
  • Open-top feature allows fluids to drain directly into large opening
  • Molded back handle helps with carrying control and easy transport
  • Over-sized lip contains fluid when pouring for fewer messes
  • Made of durable high-density resin
  • Made in the U.S.A.
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Capacity:5 gal
Color:Gray
Diameter:15.5 in
Material:Polypropylene
Open Or Closed Top:Open
Shape:Round

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FloTool5 Gallon Drain Pan
 
4.2

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Can withstand use (11)
  • Reliable (9)
  • Large capacity / good size (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Home garage (22)
  • Upkeep (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (5), Casual driver (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (9), Auto enthusiast (6), Mechanic (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Does what it should

Nice and big so oil doesn't get everywhere when draining the pan and filter. Holds tons of fluid, but I only ever have a max of about 6 quarts in it because it'll start...Read complete review

Nice and big so oil doesn't get everywhere when draining the pan and filter. Holds tons of fluid, but I only ever have a max of about 6 quarts in it because it'll start to slosh around when you pick it up. It cleans out easily with a rag and is pretty easy to pour into a container (w/a funnel of course). The plastic is a little thin in my opinion, so hopefully it holds up over years of being slid on the garage floor.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

big, but a little too big for my cars

a bit cumbersome, but really cheap ([$]) makes it a good deal for a truck or high clearance vehicle.

a bit cumbersome, but really cheap ([$]) makes it a good deal for a truck or high clearance vehicle.

Reviewed by 26 customers

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5.0

does the job

By 

from clovis, nm

About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Garage

    Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

    works fine

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    5.0

    Sounds to big but it is the perfect size

    By 

    from Zeeland Mi

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Automotive Repair Shop
      • Home Garage
      • Upkeep

      Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

      I have a old pan 20+years and found the perfect match

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      4.0

      Good size

      By 

      from Marlton, NJ

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

      Used to change my transmission fluid. It caught most of the old fluid and held paper towels too.

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      5.0

      Good oil change pan

      By 

      from Grand Rapids, MI

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Garage

        Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

        Wide and easy to use for oil changes.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Drain Pan

        By 

        from Reston, VA

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Can Withstand Use
        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Garage

          Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

          This is a great drain pan for the price. Plenty big enough to catch all the oil. I drained 5 plus liters from a BMW M3 and didn't spill a drop. Only a couple drops were spilled when I poured it into jugs for recycling, and that was mostly just from me being a bit careless. I highly recommend this pan. Others have called it "Flimsy" but I was fine with it. My primary concern was getting the oil from this pan into the jugs, and that was simple as well. As another customer said...take your time and you'll be fine and not spill a drop anywhere.

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          (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Does the job

          By 

          from Hyattsville, MD

          About Me Casual Driver

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Garage

            Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

            This drain pan did the job. Nothing fancy here.

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            (6 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Bad Unit

            By 

            from Winston-Salem, NC

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

              Cons

              • Defective
              • Flimsy

              Best Uses

                Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

                Purchased unit in May but did not use it until today. Used it to catch 4 quarts of warm motor oil from my Honda. All the oil ended up on the floor in my garage. Unit leaked terribly - oil just poured out. Past 30 day warranty. Will buy a better one and check it for leaks using water before going through this mess again.

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                (6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Drain Pan

                By 

                from Winston-Salem, NC

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

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                3 or more reviews submitted

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Garage

                  Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

                  I had one that lasted 15 years. I hope this one will last that long too. Inexpensive and with the spout it is easy to recycle oil.

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                  (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Functional

                  By 

                  from Green Bay, WI

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Large capacity

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home Garage

                    Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

                    Large diameter opening catches more fluids.

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                    (6 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Liked it a lot

                    By 

                    from New Carlisle, OH

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 3

                    Pros

                    • Can Withstand Use
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Garage
                      • Upkeep

                      Comments about FloTool 5 Gallon Drain Pan:

                      I enjoyed this drip pan. It fit under my ramped car very well, and the width of the mouth allowed for little to no drips on my driveway. The spout design is good for slow even pouring. If you are in a hurry then the oil may come out the top, slow and steady wins the race with this. Durable and easily cleaned once drained thoroughly.

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                      • Q:

                        Is this Made in the USA?
                        Asked on 10/9/2013 by DuckMaster from Frederick, Md

                        1 answer

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                          A:

                          Hi DuckMaster, my answer to your question on the Rhino Gear 5-Gallon Drain Pan - part# 11845 is that Advance Auto Parts does sell Made in the USA products as well as products manufactured from many other countries in order to keep our pricing competitive. Please also keep in mind that many suppliers have multiple manufacturing plants that could result in different countries of origin for the same part.

                          Answered on 10/9/2013 by Vincent from AAP
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                        How tall is the pan?
                        Asked on 5/7/2011 by Anonymous

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                          A:

                          The dimensions of the pan are as follows : Depth (In): 23.50, Height (In): 6.75 and Width (In): 18.

                          Answered on 5/26/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
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