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How do you change the oil pan gasket in a 1999 chevy camaro. It is a 3.8l v6. I know it has something to do with raising the engine and possibly lowering the crossmember because you cant remove it just by undoing all the bolts.

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the oil pump is in the oil pan attached to the block. there for you have to raise the engine so you can see the oil pump and get the gasket under it to get it to slide into place. my suggestion is to raise the engine and replace the gasket

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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SOURCE: My oil pan is cracked and I want to know if I have to remove the engine to change this.

If you can see and get to all of the bolts which hold the oil pan to the bottom of the engine and if it appears obvious that the oil pan can be removed without being blocked by anything else, then you don't have to remove the engine. Come to think of it, I don't think that I have ever seen a car where you had to remove the engine in order to remove the oil pan.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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I believe the bolt pattern is the same that transmission should bolt up to your v-8 assuming it's a small block, the transmission should work fine, you may need to modify the shifter but everything else should be compatible, if your v-8 is carberated make sure you have the correct throttle link set up because correct tv cable adjustment is critical, the v-6 transmission may have a lighter stack up in the 3-4 drum so dont be to hard on it while in 3rd or 4th.

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SOURCE: Can you replace an oil pan gasket on a 1995 Ford

my opinion is to do an oil change while you are at it to save some stress. draining the old oil will help from having to hold the pan full of oil and tipping it over, etc. then simply take off the bolts, which should be anywhere from8-12 or so. make sure you clean both sides of the pan. the lip and the side thats on the block. place the new gasket on the pan and put four nuts [corners are best] finger tight. then insert the rest of the bolts and make sure you dont over torque!!!

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SOURCE: i need to replace oilpan gasket

remove the motor mount through bolts and jack the engine up that will give you the clearance you need

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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