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Pontiac aztek timing cover gasket can it be done without removing oil pan

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SOURCE: Valve cover and Oil pan bolt torque

Inside to outside for torque pattern, 7 foot lbs. or 144 inch lbs.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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SOURCE: oil on bottom half of motor

it may be a worn front engine crankshaft or camshaft seal.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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SOURCE: oil pan gasket replacement

It shouldn't be hard on that car as the oil pan is exposed. Unplug the oil plug and drain the oil. Then unbolt the oil pan, clean off the old gasket and replace. Make sure you scrape both the pan and the block clean thoroughly and then bolt back up. Don't forgot to replug the drain plug.

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SOURCE: I need to replace the oil pan gasket on my 1997

According the manual...no. Here is a cut and paste from it....

Oil Pan REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 3.8L Engine

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  3. Drain the oil pan, then remove the oil filter. Position the drain pan out of the way.
  4. Remove the dual converter Y-pipe assembly.
  5. Remove the starter motor. For details, please refer to the procedure located earlier in this section.
  6. Remove the engine rear plate/converter housing cover.
  7. Remove the retaining bolts and remove the oil pan.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: pontiac montana oil pan bolt diagram for removal

If all the bolts are off, then the gasket is holding the oil pan in place and your going to have to tap it with a mallet, Not a hammer but a mallet so you don not damage the oil pan. Good luck and hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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I have the cork for the timing cover. How do I deal with cut? the steel gasket on the oil pan without removing the whole pan?


Not familiar with your vehicle specifically but I do not think you can avoid taking off the oil pan for this job.

Jul 04, 2016 | 1997 Mercury Mountaineer

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Car never burned,or leaked oil till few days back.Drove about fifty mi hwy.Smelled oil burning on engine.Oil coming out oil pan gasket,And from every gasket from engine +under timing belt cover. Can it be...


It can be fixed without removing the engine. What car is it? cause it depends if its fwd or rwd, the fwd usually need the exhaust removed before removing the oil pan

Oct 05, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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Oil pan leaking.


not the easiest job at home but if you have way to lift the car securely and tools not a problem.
first lift the car and secure.drain the oil.remove the exhaust pipe to clear the oil pan,remove the bolts from oil pan. between the motor and transmission is a small plate.remove the plate to access two more bolt from the oil pan. with big flat screwdriver pray the pan on the back side.you will find lip on block and the pan to insert the pray bar or screwdriver.clean the pan from old gasket.clean the block from old gasket. install new gasket on the pan and insert 4 screw to hold in place.on front of the engine is the timing cover connection.one drop of silicon will seal the gap.place the pan and drive the 4 screw 3-4 turns.install the rest ant slightly tight all across. (ask you auto store for silicone gasket. the old cork is not so good) .tight all screw again.don't over tight.stop if the gasket start to deform out of the pan.replace the oil filter. refill oil and start the car.check for leaks.
good luck.

Apr 01, 2014 | Pontiac Sunfire Cars & Trucks

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Oil Is Leaking Out Under The Harminc Balancer On my 92 Jeep Wrangler,4.0 6cyl. I Replaced The Main Seal & Put A New Balancer On & It Still Leaks From The Bottom Of The Balancer


  1. timing cover is leaking oil betwwen cover and block
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove the drive belt(s), fan and fan shroud. If equipped, remove the accessory drive belt pulley.
  4. Remove the vibration damper retaining bolt and washer. Remove the vibration damper using a suitable puller.
  5. Remove the accessory drive brackets attached to the timing cover.
  6. Remove the A/C compressor, if equipped, and alternator bracket from the cylinder head and move to one side.
  7. Remove the oil pan-to-timing case cover bolts and the cover-to-cylinder block bolts.
  8. Remove the timing case cover front seal and gasket from the engine.
  9. Cut off the oil pan side gasket end tabs and oil pan front seal tabs flush with the front face of the cylinder block. Remove the gasket tabs.
  10. Clean the timing case cover, oil pan and cylinder block gasket surfaces.
  11. Remove the crankshaft seal oil seal from the cover by prying it out with a suitable tool.

To install:

  1. Install a new seal in the timing cover using a suitable seal installation tool.
  2. Apply sealer to both sides of the replacement cover gasket and position the gasket on the cylinder block. Cut the end tabs off the replacement oil pan gasket corresponding to those cut off the original gasket. Attach the end tabs to the oil pan with sealer.
  3. Coat the front cover seal end tab recesses generously with sealer and position the seal on the timing cover.
  4. Apply engine oil to the seal-oil pan contact surface, then position the cover on the cylinder block.
  5. Insert timing case cover alignment tool J22248 or equivalent, in the crankshaft opening. Install the cover-to-cylinder block bolts and tighten them to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm). Install and tighten the oil pan-to-cover bolts to 11 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Remove the cover alignment tool and position a replacement oil seal on the tool with the seal lip facing outward. Apply a light coat of sealer to the seal and a light coat of oil to the crankshaft. Install the seal on the timing cover.
  7. Apply a light film of oil to the vibration damper hub seal contact surface. Install the vibration damper using a suitable installation tool.

Do not hammer the damper into place as damage may result to the damper or engine.

  1. Install and tighten the crankshaft vibration damper bolt to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
  2. If equipped, install the crankshaft pulley and tighten the bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
  3. Install the accessory brackets.
  4. Install the fan and fan shroud.
  5. Install the drive belt(s) and adjust to the proper tension.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks
  8. .

Jan 18, 2011 | 1992 Jeep Wrangler

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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

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Do i have to pull the motor to change the oil pan gasket in my 2001 pontiac aztec?


no. just put the car on either ramps or jack stands. do not leave it on a jack. crawl under the car and you will find the oil pan on the bottom of the motor

Oct 28, 2009 | 2001 Pontiac Aztek

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Do i need to drop the oil pan to ghange the timing cover gasket on a 95 ford mustang v6?


You can pull the motor mounts bolts and jack the motor up alittle, that will give you enough clearance to drop your oil pan. If you try and replace the timing chain cover without dropping the oil pan, you will more than likely wind up with an oil leak.

You should be able to replace the timing cover without removing the oil pan. The gasket set should contain gaskets allowing you to cut the oil pan gasket and put in a new partial gasket in this area. In the corners make sure you use some RTV sealant. If you are careful, it can be done. Like Bob A says you can end up with a oil leak without dropping the pan (unless you clean up the area and properly apply the RTV and gasket). If you have time to drop the oil pan, then I would do that.

Oct 21, 2009 | 1995 Ford Mustang

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How do I change the oil pan gasket on my 2001 aztec


drain the oil
remove all bolts from the pan.
verify new gasket hole patern matches your pan
use a high temperature silicone and put silicone on pan and stick new gasket to pan makig sure all holes line up.
when re-installing start at the corners of the oil pan and then go in a clockwise motion adding one bolt to the opposite side if the corner bolts until all bolts have been replaced.
tighten all bolts evenly starting in the cornersdo a criss cross pattern when tightening bolts to make sure pan seats properly
go back and snug any loose bolts
if you have a torque wrench or want to rent one go ahead and torque bolts to.
done.

Oct 14, 2009 | 2001 Pontiac Aztek

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1982 gmc truck 305 engine how to replace timing chain cover gasket also I know that I have to take the waterpump off also to access the timing cover. Is there a way to replace this without taking off the...


You just loosen the pan you will however have to take the front 2 pan bolts all the way out and then you can remove your cover,your kit will come with new seals and gasket,I hope this helps you and thank you

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