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WE have removed all the bolts that appear to be holding it up, including removing the catalytic converter. The pan however is still as tight as it was before we removed all the bolts. Wondering what we may have missed?
When the factory fits sump pans they use an adhesive sealer instead of a gasket so you may have to use something like a knife or sharp chisel to break the seal to get it to move.
Posted on Feb 13, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
What may appear to be correct, can actually be INCORRECT. If you removed without touching the other two components, you definitely have the WRONG ONE.
Personally, I have never heard of having to remove torsion bars or oil pans to replace catalic conv.
If still in doubt. Let MIDAS do the job. Save yourself aggrevation. Unless you are really handy which you appear to be since you were able to remove it. Installing would be the reverse, provided you have the correct part. Suggest you take your vin number next time to the place where you bought it, they should be able to give you the correct one. If not, replace with OEM. Aftermarkets sometimes cause vehicle to fail emissions test. Goooooooooood Luck!
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
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
Install the generator and the lower bolt.
Posted on Mar 14, 2010
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