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I have a 2001 chevy s10 pick up and im trying to remove the oil pan to replace my oil pump but it looks like my crossmember is in the way. Is it easy to remove that crossmember or just pay someone to do it.

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If you want to move the crossover, you will have to support your transmission and engine with something, because it is used as a support.
It is a difficult repair, if you do not have the tools and equipment, I would recommend a reliable auto center.

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Just remember that crossmember is attached to everything, engine, wheels, pay someone it's safer if you don't have the correct lifting gear

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  1. Drain the cooling system.


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  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:
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  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.
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  7. Place the oil pan on the crossmember. Install the upper pick-up tube bolt. Tighten the pick-up tube bolts.
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  4. Remove the oil pan from the vehicle.
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  2. Position a new oil pan gasket and seal to the cylinder block.
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  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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