Question about 2002 Jeep Liberty

1 Answer

Oil Pan is completely loose, unbolted and no seals holiding it inh place. What would cause it to not drop down away from belly of jeep?

Posted by on

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    a cross member of some sort... or the cross over pipe for the exhaust... are you sure you have all the bolts out including the ones between the motor and transmission.... hard to reach without an extension.




1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Jeep Master
  • 77,499 Answers

The oil pump baffle inside the pan, it is a sheet metal box around the oil pump so when you trun the pump always has oil around it.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i remove engine oil pan on 2006 jeep commander 4.7


Nov 24, 2014 | Jeep Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Removed oil pan bolts and it seems the trans axle housing is keeping the oil pan from coming off in the rear, do I need to unbolt the trans axle from the block to remove oil pan?

To get the oilpan off a 1994 Accord, you'll need to unbolt the downpipe from the header, unbolt the brace holding the downpipe to the block, and remove the exhaust hangers from near the PS rack. This will allow you do drop the downpipe out of the way to get a better view of what your doing. Plus it makes it nice when your putting the oil pan back up there. You'll also need to remove the center beam of the from subframe.

There is a plate at the bottom/side of the tranny, you'll need to remove that to get to a couple of the nuts on the oil pan. Maybe this is what you're referring to? You should be able to remove the nuts/bolts and drop the pan after that. Sometimes you'll need to tap the pan with a rubber mallet to break it loose from the block/gasket.

When reinstalling, put the 6 nuts finger tight first to hold the oil pan up, then install all the nuts and bolts starting from the middle of the oil pan going around in a clockwise rotation. Tighten the nuts and bolts in three steps, gradually working up to 10lb-ft. Do not over tighten as that can cause distortion of the gasket and cause leaking.

May 25, 2011 | 1994 Honda Accord

3 Answers

I'm having probalems getting the oil pan off, i've taken every possible bolt that i can see off, still cannot get it loose... or to drop

If it won't come off the engine it (should just be a gasket) maybe siliconed on, and you will have to pry it off. If it is loose but won't come down its because of the oil sump pick-up that drops down deep into the oil pan. You may have to loosen the fornt mount and lift the motor up, or reach in and unbolt the sump from the oil pump. Some late models with aluminum oil pans had bolts going thru the tranny bell housing to the oil pan for alignment of the pan, but I doubt yours does.

Jan 30, 2011 | 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

2 Answers

How do you replace a gasket and cover for timing chain and rear seal gasket for oil pan on a 1978 Chevy 350 motor

the oil pan will need to be removed to repalce the rear seal, so replace the front seal and gasket then, replace the timing chain/gears if sloppy, then reinstall the oil pan.

Dec 11, 2010 | Chevrolet Blazer Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Ford 302 windsor i dropped a washer down one of the oil galleries 1t was the bottom one on number four on head will this drop into oil pan cause i think it did but not sure and to remove pan is not just a...

If it went down the oil drain hole near the lower side of the head then it should have made it all the way to the bottom of the oil pan where it shouldn't be able to cause any problems. I've found some pretty amazing things in the bottom of oil pans [nuts, washers, gravel stones, oil bottle sealing foil, broken dipstick tips, slip ties, etc.,] but haven't seen any of them cause any actual problems since they can't get pulled into the oil pump due to the suction screen and unless you tip the motor upside down somehow they can't really go anywhere. I suppose it's possible for a washer to cause a problem somehow but I've never come across it yet.

Jun 09, 2010 | 1993 Ford Bronco

1 Answer

I cannot find my oil pan. I have a 2005 jeep

jeeps are good for having skid plates to protect the under belly of the engine removing it should let you see the oil pan

Feb 24, 2010 | 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

Trying to figure out how to remove the oil pan with out having to take off the whole exhaust system? Is there an easier way my car is pouring out oil I believe it is bad gasket!

First try tightening up the bolts over time they loosen up and will leak when there is pressure build up in the engine due to Ring wear. If they are loose then tighten them and if that does not help just unbolt the flange at the manifold and separate the pipe from the manifold and drop the pipe down. It is not that easy you could remove the motor mounts and rent a engine puller and raise the engine up 10 inches to get the pan off to get the gasket off. Otherwise if you can get the pan to drop down with the oil drained you can blow off the gasket area with carburetor cleaner and try using some black silicone and place a bead all around the pan be careful where the from and rear rubber seals are if you knock them loose and the fall into the pan it will have to come apart. Also before you do this check that your rocker arm cover is not leaking the cork gasket could be bad or the bolts loose there, also check out the PCV valve to see if it's plugged and or the hose is cracked and leaking hope this helps.

Jan 17, 2010 | 1995 Honda Accord

1 Answer

What could cause an oil leak in a 2002 MB C240? What is the best case scenario and worst case scenario. The leak is actually a slow drip.

If you had the oil changed lately and the "O" ring stuck where the filter unscrews and someone proceeded to put the new filter on without looking this can cause a problem. Putting too much oil in the crankcase can cause a seal to blow. A leak at the oil pressure switch. A loose or not sealed oil drain plug. You will need to try to locate whether it is coming from the bottom or at the top around the valve pan cover which is the most likely place, and if it that is the case; it still can drip through the night while it sets, which is missleading. If you can't find any noticeable places...that is a good place to the valve pan cover...seal it real well with RTV sealer, let it dry over night and see if the problem goes away.

Nov 09, 2009 | 2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

1 Answer

Any tricks for removal of oil pan in a 4.0 litre

There is most likely a cross member in the way of the pan dropping down. Remove the cross member, 4 bolts, and the pan should drop once you have removed all the screws. You will need a seal cutter or a putty knife of some type to break the seal lose as Nissan uses a liquid gasket sealer when the engine is assembled.

Oct 31, 2009 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

How do you replace the oil pump in a 1990 jeep cherokee limited ?


Jan 17, 2009 | 1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Jeep Liberty Logo

Related Topics:

354 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Jeep Experts


Level 3 Expert

77499 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22306 Answers

Kevin Daniels

Level 3 Expert

1455 Answers

Are you a Jeep Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides