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1998 z24 Cavalier oil leak maybe oil pan gasket.

1998 z24 Cavalier oil leak checked pan bolts but still leaks about half cort of oil every 500km , oil leak is in the shape of the oil pan on the ground .

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from what i can gather there is no filter replacement, only a fluid exchange. this info is coming from a rather good borderline great mech. program.

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SOURCE: Need torque specs for oil pan gasket

There likely is a spec for oil pan but unless you are a finatic, you really don't need to know what it is. Simple rule: Don't crank down ******* any fastener. If corners near crank ends have larger fasteners, you can tighten them a bit more than on siderails. Before tightening anything, install all bolts finger tight, to ensure that they are not cross threaded. To avoid warping pan, tighten from the center of the pan, working towards both ends, alternating from side to side as you go. When you are finished, go over it again, using the same amount of force on each bolt. As I said, end bolts can if larger in diameter, be tightened more but be careful not to tighten so much that you will either split or push the gasket out the sides.. Anywhere two gasket ends **** together, I recommend using a sensor -safe dab of silicone. An oil pan is not under any mechanical stress or pressure. I have used this method for many years and NEVER had one leak. If you really need #s, small fasteners get about 12-15in lbs, larger ones about 20.

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have you smashed the sump ??never seen one leak yet?? sure its not the front or rear end oil seals ??..sounds like you have the sub frame in the way ,evan if you remove this bolt you will not be able to drop the sump without removing or lowering the sub frame assembly as the oil pick up pipe stops you from removing the sump in situe.Its not difficult to drop sub frame just time consuming

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SOURCE: '97 Chevy Cavalier Z24, transmission questions...

my friend is selling a 1997 z24 chevy calvalier manual with 148,000
miles. should i buy it for 200,dollars. its looks ok and runs ok
what should i be looking out for before i buy it.?

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  • Raise vehicle and suitably support.
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