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Changing rod bearings

Do I haft to raise the engine to get the oil pan off

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Yes you will have to raise engine to pull pan, but more importantly is why do you need to change rod bearings? If they need replacing you will probably have to change the mains as well as rings and so on. If you have run it knocking, you could have damaged the crankshaft and new bearings won't stay. Suggest you check a little deeper before going to all this expense.

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1. Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove engine torque strut. Raise and support vehicle. Drain
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3. Remove the intake air assembly.
4. Remove the radiator shroud retaining bolts.
5. Install engine support fixture # 8534B .
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