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Some vehicles do have an oil lvl sensor that will shut the engine off if the lvl falls to unsafe. The sensor should be located on the oil pan itself. If the hole has been fixed and the pan is full of oil, this should not be an issue. If the hole has not been fixed, the engine has no business running anyway. you can tell of the engine is locked up by putting a socket and ratchet on the main crank pulley bolt and seeing if the engine will turn.
I can only give you suggestions since I don't see what you see. Since it broke off possibly you can grab what's left with a pair of needle nose pliers or needle nose vise grips. If this doesn't work try drilling a hole thru the center of what's left. Do this very gently since you don't want the piece to fall thru the other way. You may be able to put a piece of wire thru this hole that you would make a hook on the end ( clothes hanger wire ) , and use the hook to grab from behind, and pull out. Now the worst scenario would be the piece falling in the other way, if this happens most likely it will fall into the oil pan and eventually wash down into the oil pan. If the piece is at the flywheel end of engine it will fall to the bottom of bell housing. You will have to accept what happens, unless you want to drop oil pan or part engine and trans to pull out piece. GOOD LUCK FRIEND.
if if the crank sensor has been replaced and still reads bad it could be a timing issue,maybe timing has slipped or maybe timing chain has broke.. remove oil cap and look down into valve pan while someone tries to start it. if rocker arms do not move then this would indicate timing chain or gears are broke.... hope this helps and good luck....please rate this post
Remove the four front skid-plate bolts holding the front skid plate, using a ratchet and socket. Remove the skid plate.
Pull the plastic splash shield away from the vehicle, loosening the retaining clips. Remove the splash shield.
Place an oil drain container under the oil pan. Loosen the drain fitting with a wrench until oil drains from the pan. When oil is done draining, tighten the drain fitting.
Disconnect the electrical connections running to the starter motor. Remove the starter motor mounting bolts with a ratchet and socket, then remove the starter motor.
Remove the oxygen sensor socket from the exhaust pipe, using a wrench.
Remove the exhaust manifold bolts where the exhaust meets the manifold on both sides, using a ratchet and socket
Place an jack under the transmission to support it. Remove the pressure on the transmission crossmember.
Remove the bolts that hold the transmission crossmember in place, using a ratchet and socket. Then remove the crossmember. Place a jack stand under the transmission to keep the transmission from falling off the jack if hit. Once removed, the exhaust will hang down, allowing enough room to remove the oil pan.
Disconnect the oil level sensor and the nut retaining the transmission cooling lines, using a wrench.
Remove the oil pan bolts with a ratchet and socket, then remove the oil pan and gasket.
Clean the mounting surfaces of the new oil pan and engine block. Make sure what ever you use to clean the surfaces dosn't gouge the metal.
Place a coat of RTV (gasket) sealer on the engine block where the pan will meet the rear main cap.
Place the new gasket on the pan and push the new oil pan into place. Finger tighten the oil pan mounting bolts to hold it in place. Tighten the bolts with a torque wrench to 18 ft-lbs. DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN THE BOLTS! Doing so will cause the gasket to deform and create leaks!
Connect the oil level sensor and the nut retaining the transmission cooling lines, using a wrench.
Place the exhaust back into position and replace the transmission crossmember bolts and crossmember with a ratchet and socket.
Remove the jack supporting the transmission.
Connect the exhaust back to both sides of the manifold, tightening the bolts with a torque wrench to 20 ft-lbs.
Attach the oxygen sensor socket to the exhaust pipe with a wrench.
Replace the starter motor by installing the starter motor mounting bolts with a ratchet and socket. Connect the electrical connections to the starter motor that were disconnected during removal.
Push the retaining clips on the plastic splash shield into the appropriate retaining clip holes.
Replace the front skid plate by replacing the four front skid plate bolts with a ratchet and socket.
Fill the engine with 5 quarts of oil. Make sure to check the level on the dipstick to find the exact level when filling.
Thats a common issue for that vehicle,Your gonna have to remove the oil pan so you can push the sensor out from the inside of the engine block.Make sure you clean the oil pan and the oil pickup screen and install a new oil pan gasket before reassembly.
If the pan is not broken free all the way around, you will need to make sure it is. Then the oil pump pick up tube is going to mess with you, and you may have to turn the crank manually to get the crank journal out of your way. Drop the pan down and forward only -Ned_
The oil pan was broken. They are made out of aluminum or cast iron. but i think it's hard aluminum. You are going to have it replace it. Don't drive the car without oil.Anyone can do it . Lift the car and secure it so it won't fall. Then remove that plastic thing you mentioned and remove the bolts around the pan . It has several . Be sure to buy a pan and gasket along with the pan.And replace.