Originally Posted by Bmw135er
If you don't have access to an extractor, the easiest way will be to get a screw driver hot and stick it into the drain plug to be able to loosen it. I assume you are talking about the blue drain plug, correct? Hot screwdriver trick should take care of it no problem.
I think it was blue, yes. I'm hoping it can be removed properly and not require extracting. I don't believe it is stripped. So, are the hex outer edge and phillips center separate pieces?