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Oil leakage?from under the oil housing.. small puddle in area where there's a bolt with octagon shape and number 13 imprint inside of octagon

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That sounds like the sump plug is not sealing correctly.

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How to remove oil pan



4x4
1. Open the hood.
2. Disconnect the battery negative cables.
3. Remove the intake air assembly.
4. Remove the radiator shroud retaining bolts.
5. Install engine support fixture # 8534B .
6. Raise and support the vehicle.

WARNING: HOT OIL CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.


7. Drain the engine oil (Refer to 09 - Engine/Lubrication/OIL - Standard Procedure) .
8. Loosen the front engine mount bolts.
9. Lower the vehicle.
10. Use the engine support fixture # 8534B to raise engine out of the front mounts.
11. Remove the engine oil dipstick.
12. Raise and support the vehicle.
13. Remove oil pan bolts, break the pan to block seal, and lower pan slightly and remove oil suction tube fasteners.
14. Remove oil pan and suction tube.
15. Remove the 2 bolts from the front of the engine block stiffener.
16. Remove the oil pan.


4x2
1. Open the hood.
2. Remove the negative battery cables.
3. Raise and support the vehicle.
4. Remove the transmission oil cooler lines.
5. Remove the propeller shaft.
6. Remove the starter bolts.
7. Support the starter.
8. Remove the torque converter bolts.
9. Remove the exhaust hanger bolts.
10. Remove the gear shift cable.
11. Remove the wiring harness.
12. Remove the transmission mount.
13. Remove the crossover bolts.
14. Position the transmission jack.
15. Remove the bell housing bolts.
16. Remove the transmission.
17. Remove the flywheel housing bolts (8).
18. Remove the flex plate bolts (8).
19. Remove the engine oil dip stick.
20. Drain the oil.
21. Remove the steering rack bolts.
22. Remove the oil pan bolts.
23. Remove the oil pickup bolts.
24. Remove the oil pan. user_online.gif

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Removing the drain plug and oil filter on a 2005 pontiac vibe


They sell octagon shaped oil filter wrench that conforms to your oil filter's shape. Take your replacement oil filter, then call the auto parts store in your area and ask if they carry oil filter wrench for your car, If a standard filter wrench keeps slipping off, wrap 2 or 3 layers of rag to the old oil filer, then attach the oil filter wrench. The drain plug turns left to loosen, right to tighten. If you're using a socket wrench, attach a 1/2-inch pipe to the handle to increase leverage (cheater pipe). Another solution is a strap oil filter wrench
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Oil leakage on Mercedes Benz 5.0L engines


oil in the bell housing can be rear main seal and it can also be input shaft seal in the gear box if manual. The sump bolts on the rear main cap and will leak next to the bell housing indicating a main seal . If auto then the seal on the converter will leak and the oil will leak out of the bell housing. If you are convinced that it is a main seal then check that there is no crankcase pressure issues to make it leak. Change the engine oil and clean the area and if the oils is clean then that will indicate engine or gear box. Put a white chalk line across any oil paths and watch for it to cross the chalk and change the chalk colour.

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What is wrong with my 2004 chevolet malibu, its leaking oil tremendously


If this has the v6, it's probably the intake manifold gaskets. This is a super common problem with these. You end getting oil in the cooling system and anti-freeze in the oil, they also leak externally when this happens. I would get it looked at/repaired asap or severe engine damage will result. I've had to replace quite a few over the years.

Dec 14, 2012 | 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

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How to replace the oil pan gasket in a f150 1988 truck


Hi there:

  1. Drain the cooling system.


CAUTIONWhen draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by ethylene glycol antifreeze and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Remove the bolts attaching the fan shroud to the radiator and position the shroud over the fan.
  2. Remove the upper intake manifold and throttle body (see Fuel System ).
  3. Remove the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
  4. If equipped with an automatic transmission, disconnect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
  5. Remove the exhaust system.
  6. Raise the engine and place wood blocks under the engine supports.
  7. Drain the crankcase.


CAUTIONThe EPA warns that prolonged contact with used engine oil may cause a number of skin disorders, including cancer! You should make every effort to minimize your exposure to used engine oil. Protective gloves should be worn when changing the oil. Wash your hands and any other exposed skin areas as soon as possible after exposure to used engine oil. Soap and water, or waterless hand cleaner should be used.
  1. Support the transmission with a floor jack and remove the transmission crossmember.
  2. Remove the oil pan attaching bolts and lower the oil pan onto the crossmember.
  3. Remove the two bolts attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the oil pump. Remove the nut attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the No. 3 main bearing cap stud. Lower the pickup tube and screen into the oil pan.
  4. Remove the oil pan from the vehicle.

To install:
  1. Clean the oil pan, inlet tube and gasket surfaces. Inspect the gasket sealing surface for damages and distortion due to overtightening of the bolts. Repair and straighten as required.
  2. Position a new oil pan gasket and seal to the cylinder block.
  3. Position the oil pick-up tube and screen to the oil pump and install the lower attaching bolt and gasket loosely. Install nut attaching to number 3 main bearing cap stud.
  4. Place the oil pan on the crossmember. Install the upper pick-up tube bolt. Tighten the pick-up tube bolts.
  5. Position the oil pan to the cylinder block and install the attaching bolts. Tighten to 10-12 ft. lbs. (13-16 Nm).
  6. Install the transmission crossmember.
  7. Raise the engine and remove the blocks under the engine supports. Bolt the engine to the supports.
  8. Install the exhaust system.
  9. If equipped with an automatic transmission, connect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
  10. Install the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
  11. Install the upper intake manifold and throttle body (see Fuel System ).
  12. Install the fan shroud.
  13. Fill the crankcase.
  14. Fill and bleed the cooling system.




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Fig.: 5.0L and 5.8L engine oil pan gaskets and seals


1987 5.8L Engine With 4-Bbl. Carburetor

  1. Remove the oil dipstick (on pan entry models only).
  2. Remove the bolts attaching the fan shroud to the radiator and position the shroud over the fan.
  3. Remove the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
  4. If equipped with an automatic transmission, disconnect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
  5. Raise the engine and place wood blocks under the engine supports.
  6. Drain the crankcase.


CAUTIONThe EPA warns that prolonged contact with used engine oil may cause a number of skin disorders, including cancer! You should make every effort to minimize your exposure to used engine oil. Protective gloves should be worn when changing the oil. Wash your hands and any other exposed skin areas as soon as possible after exposure to used engine oil. Soap and water, or waterless hand cleaner should be used.
  1. Remove the oil pan attaching bolts and lower the oil pan onto the crossmember.
  2. Remove the two bolts attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the oil pump. Remove nut attaching oil pump pickup tube to the number 3 main bearing cap stud. Lower the pick-up tube and screen into the oil pan.
  3. Remove the oil pan from the vehicle.
  4. Clean oil pan, inlet tube and gasket surfaces. Inspect the gasket sealing surface for damages and distortion due to overtightening of the bolts. Repair and straighten as required.
  5. Position a new oil pan gasket and seal to the cylinder block.
  6. Position the oil pick-up tube and screen to the oil pump and install the lower attaching bolt and gasket loosely. Install nut attaching to number 3 main bearing cap stud.
  7. Place the oil pan on the crossmember. Install the upper pick-up tube bolt. Tighten the pick-up tube bolts.
  8. Position the oil pan to the cylinder block and install the attaching bolts. Tighten to 10-12 ft. lbs. (13-16 Nm).




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2003 Mustang Oil Leak


i may say it came from loose oil drain plug or the oil filter(if it's change). and maybe the technician forgot to torque or put gasket on the plug and tighten the filter.

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How to tell the difference from oil pan and transmission oil pan when changing motor oil on 2001 chevy suburban 4x4 5.3


The transmission pan is usually fartherdown towards to driveshaft, and the oil pan is on the more side toward the driver side. You can jack your car up, and there is a 15mm bolt located under the oil pan, and it should say oil on it, it could get greasy and dirty and you might not be able to see the "OIL" imprinted to the oil drainage bolt.

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Looks like the oil is leaking out right above the


oil filter screws onto an adapter housing which also has the pressure sending unit on it (above oil filter). This adapter housing bolts to the block with 3 bolts. if oil appears to be leaking from where the adapter housing meets the block (especially at the rear side of engine near bottom), then you need to replace the siamese o-rings between the adapter housing and the block ($12 part at dealer). remove lowest 12mm bolt and loosen top 2 12 mm bolts(top 2 bolts won't come out unless you drop the engine down, but loosening 1 inch is all you need), replace o-rings and retighten bolts. be careful not to get dirt/grit between block and adapter. just finished doing this to son's 95 2.7 v6 which was leaving an 8" puddle of oil after idling for only 1 minute-worked perfect

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How you take out the oil pan on 1990 ford bronco 4x4 302 5.0


Ford Pick-ups and Broncos 1987-1996 Repair Guide
Fuel Injected 5.0L and 5.8L Engines - Oil Pan
  1. Drain the cooling system.
CAUTION When draining the coolant, keep in mind that cats and dogs are attracted by ethylene glycol antifreeze and are quite likely to drink any that is left in an uncovered container or in puddles on the ground. This will prove fatal in sufficient quantity. Always drain the coolant into a sealable container. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old.
  1. Remove the bolts attaching the fan shroud to the radiator and position the shroud over the fan.
  2. Remove the upper intake manifold and throttle body (see ).
  3. Remove the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
  4. If equipped with an automatic transmission, disconnect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
  5. Remove the exhaust system.
  6. Raise the engine and place wood blocks under the engine supports.
  7. Drain the crankcase.
CAUTION The EPA warns that prolonged contact with used engine oil may cause a number of skin disorders, including cancer! You should make every effort to minimize your exposure to used engine oil. Protective gloves should be worn when changing the oil. Wash your hands and any other exposed skin areas as soon as possible after exposure to used engine oil. Soap and water, or waterless hand cleaner should be used.
  1. Support the transmission with a floor jack and remove the transmission crossmember.
  2. Remove the oil pan attaching bolts and lower the oil pan onto the crossmember.
  3. Remove the two bolts attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the oil pump. Remove the nut attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the No. 3 main bearing cap stud. Lower the pickup tube and screen into the oil pan.
  4. Remove the oil pan from the vehicle.
To install:
  1. Clean the oil pan, inlet tube and gasket surfaces. Inspect the gasket sealing surface for damages and distortion due to overtightening of the bolts. Repair and straighten as required.
  2. Position a new oil pan gasket and seal to the cylinder block.
  3. Position the oil pick-up tube and screen to the oil pump and install the lower attaching bolt and gasket loosely. Install nut attaching to number 3 main bearing cap stud.
  4. Place the oil pan on the crossmember. Install the upper pick-up tube bolt. Tighten the pick-up tube bolts.
  5. Position the oil pan to the cylinder block and install the attaching bolts. Tighten to 10-12 ft. lbs. (13-16 Nm).
  6. Install the transmission crossmember.
  7. Raise the engine and remove the blocks under the engine supports. Bolt the engine to the supports.
  8. Install the exhaust system.
  9. If equipped with an automatic transmission, connect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
  10. Install the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
  11. Install the upper intake manifold and throttle body (see ).
  12. Install the fan shroud.
  13. Fill the crankcase.
  14. Fill and bleed the cooling system.

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Puddle of oil on garage floor under passenger side of engine


Please drive to a garage and let an expert examine if there is an oil leakage from your oil swunp or the oil filter is not well fitted.

It could be that the gear box has shifted too.

good luck. Do this fast on time.

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