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How do i get the oil pan off of a 2000 pontiac grand prix the bolts are out of the pan and its loose but it wont fit to get out

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Remove engine mounts and jack up the engine

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On the 2000 Grand Prix, is the oil pan the one in front, or is that the transmission fluid pan?


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Do I replace a oil pan on a 2001 grand prix


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How much to change a oil pan gasket for 2001 grand prix 3.8 gt


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