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Replacing oil pan gasket 1998 chevy silverado 305 cu.in.


REMOVAL PROCEDURE
  1. Remove the oil level indicator tube.
  2. Raise the vehicle.
  3. Remove the engine oil and the engine oil filter.
  4. Remove the oil filter adapter.
  5. Remove the starter.
  6. Remove the flywheel inspection cover.
  7. Remove the engine mount through bolts.
  8. Raise and support the engine.




  1. Remove the oil pan nuts and bolts. Note the location of any studs to assist reassembly.
  2. Remove the engine oil pan and the gasket.
  3. Clean all sealing surfaces. Refer to Oil Pan Clean and Inspect under Engine Unit Repair.
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE


  1. Install the engine oil pan and a NEW gasket. Refer to Oil Pan Installation under Engine Unit Repair.
  2. Lower the engine onto the mounts.
  3. Install the engine mount through-bolts.
  4. Install the starter.
  5. Install the flywheel inspection cover.
  6. Install the engine oil filter and the engine oil.
  7. Install the oil filter adapter.
  8. Install the oil level indicator tube.

May 04, 2015 | 1998 Chevrolet Chevrolet silverado

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How to remove oil pan



4x4
1. Open the hood.
2. Disconnect the battery negative cables.
3. Remove the intake air assembly.
4. Remove the radiator shroud retaining bolts.
5. Install engine support fixture # 8534B .
6. Raise and support the vehicle.

WARNING: HOT OIL CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.


7. Drain the engine oil (Refer to 09 - Engine/Lubrication/OIL - Standard Procedure) .
8. Loosen the front engine mount bolts.
9. Lower the vehicle.
10. Use the engine support fixture # 8534B to raise engine out of the front mounts.
11. Remove the engine oil dipstick.
12. Raise and support the vehicle.
13. Remove oil pan bolts, break the pan to block seal, and lower pan slightly and remove oil suction tube fasteners.
14. Remove oil pan and suction tube.
15. Remove the 2 bolts from the front of the engine block stiffener.
16. Remove the oil pan.


4x2
1. Open the hood.
2. Remove the negative battery cables.
3. Raise and support the vehicle.
4. Remove the transmission oil cooler lines.
5. Remove the propeller shaft.
6. Remove the starter bolts.
7. Support the starter.
8. Remove the torque converter bolts.
9. Remove the exhaust hanger bolts.
10. Remove the gear shift cable.
11. Remove the wiring harness.
12. Remove the transmission mount.
13. Remove the crossover bolts.
14. Position the transmission jack.
15. Remove the bell housing bolts.
16. Remove the transmission.
17. Remove the flywheel housing bolts (8).
18. Remove the flex plate bolts (8).
19. Remove the engine oil dip stick.
20. Drain the oil.
21. Remove the steering rack bolts.
22. Remove the oil pan bolts.
23. Remove the oil pickup bolts.
24. Remove the oil pan. user_online.gif

Aug 01, 2014 | Dodge Ram 3500 Cars & Trucks

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How to replace oil pan gasket


1994-96 VEHICLES
( see Figures 6 and 7 / click image for zoom )


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Fig. 6: Oil pan mounting bolt locations-1996 3.1L engine shown

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Fig. 7: Oil pan sealant application points-1996 3.1L engine shown

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
It may be necessary to remove the hood, with the help of an assistant, for access.
  1. Remove the engine mount strut and A/C compressor (if equipped) and the engine mount strut bracket assemblies.
  2. Remove the electric cooling fan assemblies. -28467 and J 26462, or equivalent.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Drain the engine oil.
  4. Remove the front exhaust manifold pipe.
  5. Remove the intermediate shaft bolt/screw.
  6. Remove the oil level sensor.
  7. Remove the engine splash shield.
  8. Suitable support the drivetrain and front suspension with jack stands.
  9. Remove the transaxle mount side frame retaining nuts from the drivetrain and suspension frame assembly.
  10. Remove the engine mount side frame nuts from the drivetrain and suspension frame assembly.
  11. Unfasten the rear drivetrain and front suspension frame bolts/screws.
  12. If equipped, remove the lower drivetrain and front suspension frame bolts/screws.
  13. Remove the engine mount assembly.
  14. Remove the flywheel inspection cover.
  15. Remove the starter.
  16. Disconnect the transaxle mount assembly from the oil pan.
  17. Unfasten the side bolts and screws and the retaining bolts and screws, then remove the oil pan. Remove and discard the oil pan gasket.
To install:
  1. Clean the gasket mating surfaces.
  2. Apply a small amount of sealer on either side of the rear main bearing cap, where the seal surface on the cap meets the cylinder block. Install a new gasket on the oil pan.
  3. Position the oil pan and secure with the retaining bolts and screws. Tighten the retaining bolts and screws to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) and the side bolts/screws using tool J 39505 or equivalent.
  4. Fasten the transaxle mount assembly to the oil pan.
  5. Install the starter motor.
  6. Install the flywheel inspection cover.
  7. Install the engine mount assembly.
  8. Carefully raise the drivetrain and front suspension assembly. Install the rear drivetrain and front suspension frame bolts/screws.
  9. Fasten the engine mount frame side nuts to the drivetrain and front suspension frame assembly. Install the transaxle mount frame side nuts to the drivetrain and suspension frame assembly.
  10. Remove the jackstands from the drivetrain and front suspension frame assembly.
  11. Install the engine splash shield and the oil level sensor.
  12. Install the intermediate steering shaft bolt/screw. Connect the front exhaust manifold pipe.
  13. Carefully lower the vehicle.
  14. Remove the engine support tools.
  15. Install the electric cooling fan assemblies.
  16. Install the engine mount strut and A/C compressor, bracket and the engine mount strut bracket.
  17. If removed, install the hood assembly.
  18. Fill the crankcase to the correct level. Connect the negative battery cable. Run the engine to normal operating temperature and check for leaks.
Hope this helps (remember to rate this answer).

Jun 04, 2011 | 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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How to replace an oil pan on a 96 mercury cougar v6


3.8L Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.
  3. Unfasten the two bolts retaining the radiator upper sight shield, then position the shield aside.
  4. Remove the hood weather seal.
  5. Remove the wiper pivot arms.
  6. Remove the LH cowl vent screen and wiper module.
  7. On SC engines, remove intercooler/charge air cooler tubes.
  8. Install a Three Bar Engine Lifting Support D88L-6000-A or equivalent.
  9. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  10. Remove the front engine support insulator through bolt. On SC, also remove the LH front engine support/mount retaining strap bolt.
  11. Partially lower the vehicle. Raise the engine with the lifting support tool.
  12. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the starter motor assembly.
  13. Position a drain pan, drain the engine oil, and remove the oil filter.
  14. Remove the starter motor wire, ground strap and oil cooler inlet tube (automatic transmission only).
  15. Unfasten the oil pan-to-bell housing bolts and Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor lower shield retaining bolts (if equipped).
  16. Remove the remaining oil pan retaining bolts.
  17. Remove the steering shaft pinch bolts and separate the steering shaft.
  18. Position a transmission jack under the front of the front subframe. Remove the six rearward bolts on the front of subframe, then loosen the two forward subframe bolts.
  19. Remove the lower shock absorber-to-control arm bolts and nuts (both sides).
  20. Lower the front subframe.
  21. Remove the oil pan and empty any residual oil from the pan.

To install:

  1. Clean mating surfaces of the oil pan and cylinder block. Take great care to avoid damaging the machined surfaces!
  2. Apply a bead of RTV silicone gasket sealer to the oil pan.
  3. Fit the oil pan to block to ensure enough clearance has been provided to allow the oil pan to be installed without the sealant being scraped off, under the cylinder block assembly.
  4. Install the oil pan retaining bolts at the cylinder block, bell housing and install the lower crankshaft sensor shield (if equipped). Tighten to 80-106 inch lbs. (9-12 Nm).
  5. Raise subframe into position.
  6. Install the lower shock absorber-to-front suspension lower arm bolts. Tighten to 103-144 ft. lbs. (140-195 Nm).
  7. Install the two forward front sub-frame bolts and six bolts at the rear of the subframe.
  8. Connect the steering column input shaft coupling, install the pinch bolt and tighten to 30-42 ft. lbs. (41-57 Nm).
  9. If equipped with an automatic transaxle, install the oil cooler inlet tube and the oil cooler tube, the starter wire harness and the ground strap.
  10. Install oil filter.
  11. Partially lower the vehicle.
  12. Carefully lower the engine with the engine support, seating the LH side locating pin before the RH side. Install the engine mount through bolts, (on SC engines, install LH mount retaining strap bolt), and tighten to 34-44 ft. lbs. (45-61 Nm).
  13. Remove the engine support and lifting eyes, or equivalent. Carefully lower the vehicle.
  14. On SC engines, install the intercooler/charge air cooler tubes.
  15. Install the wiper module, the LH cowl vent screen and the left and right side wipers.
  16. Install the hood weather seal.
  17. Install the radiator upper sight shield and secure with the two retaining bolts.
  18. Install the air cleaner outlet tube assembly.
  19. Refill the engine crankcase with appropriate type and quantity of engine oil.
  20. Connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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Jan 20, 2011 | 1996 Mercury Cougar XR7

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I have taken the oil pan bolts out and there is not enough clearance to remove the pan on a 2002 Buick Regal 3800 to replace the gasket. What steps do you suggest next.


Did you remove the catalytic converter, and motor mount? Lots of stuff has to come off to get this pan out. :o(

3.8L Engine
  1. Drain the engine oil.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Throttle body air inlet duct Engine mount struts Accessory drive belt
  3. Install an engine support fixture.

    Catalytic converter from the right exhaust manifold Right front wheel Right side splash shield Oil filter and discard A/C compressor bracket and reposition the compressor Power steering oil cooler pipe brackets from the frame Engine mount bracket bolts Lower engine mount nuts Torque converter cover Oil level sensor electrical connector Oil level sensor
  4. Raise the vehicle and place a support under the frame.

    Right side frame bolts and loosen the left side bolts Engine mount and bracket Oil pan

Nov 21, 2010 | 2002 Buick Regal

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I HAVE A 2007 2500 DODGE RAM WITH 5.9 CUMMINS AND AUTOMATIC. CAN I LOOSEN THE MOTOR MOUNTS AND LIFT THE ENGINE ENOUGH TO REPLACE THE OIL PAN?


depends on whether you have 2WD or 4WD. The manual says if you have 2WD you have to remove the tranny,but not if you have 4WD. See procedures below.

5.9L & 6.7L Diesel Engines
2WD Models

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Open the hood.
  3. Remove the negative battery cables.
  4. Raise and support the vehicle.
  5. Remove the transmission oil cooler lines.
  6. Remove the propeller shaft.
  7. Remove the starter bolts.
  8. Support the starter.
  9. Remove the torque converter bolts.
  10. Remove the exhaust hanger bolts.
  11. Remove the gear shift cable.
  12. Remove the wiring harness.
  13. Remove the transmission mount.
  14. Remove the crossover bolts.
  15. Position the transmission jack.
  16. Remove the bell housing bolts.
  17. Remove the transmission.
  18. Remove the flywheel housing bolts (8).
  19. Remove the flex plate bolts (8).
  20. Remove the engine oil dip stick.
  21. Drain the oil.
  22. Remove the steering rack bolts.
  23. Remove the oil pan bolts.
  24. Remove the oil pickup bolts.
  25. Remove the oil pan.

4WD Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Open the hood.
  3. Disconnect the battery negative cables.
  4. Remove the intake air assembly.
  5. Remove the radiator shroud retaining bolts.
  6. Install engine support fixture No. 8534B.
  7. Raise and support the vehicle.
  8. Drain the engine oil.
  9. Loosen the front engine mount bolts.
  10. Lower the vehicle.
  11. Use the engine support fixture No. 8534B to raise engine out of the front mounts.
  12. Remove the engine oil dipstick.
  13. Raise and support the vehicle.
  14. Remove oil pan bolts, break the pan to block seal, and lower pan slightly and remove oil suction tube fasteners.
  15. Remove oil pan and suction tube.
  16. Remove the 2 bolts from the front of the engine block stiffener.
  17. Remove the oil pan.

Oct 30, 2010 | 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Quad Cab Laramie

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Need to do oil change. can not find oil pan. where is it located



1. Remove the upper radiator hose. Remove the wiper module and support bracket.

  1. Disconnect and plug the compressor outlet hose at the compressor and remove the bolt retaining the hose assembly to the right coil bracket. Cap the compressor outlet.
  2. Remove the engine harness connector from the retaining bracket on the brake vacuum booster and detach the connector and transmission harness connector.
  3. Disconnect the throttle valve cable from the throttle body and disconnect the heater outlet hose.
  4. Remove the nut retaining the ground strap to the right cylinder head. Remove the upper stud and loosen the lower bolt retaining the heater outlet hose to the right cylinder head and position out of the way.
  5. Remove the blower motor resistor. Remove the bolt retaining the right engine mount to the lower engine bracket.
  6. Disconnect the vacuum hoses from the EGR valve and tube. Remove the 2 bolts retaining the EGR valve to the intake manifold.
  7. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Drain the crankcase and remove the engine mount through bolts.
  8. Remove the EGR tube line nut from the right exhaust manifold and remove the EGR valve and tube assembly.
  9. Disconnect the exhaust from the exhaust manifolds. Lower the exhaust system and support it with wire from the crossmember.
  10. Position a jack and a block of wood under the oil pan, rearward of the oil drain hole. Raise the engine approximately 4 in. and insert 2 wood blocks approximately 2 1 / 2 in. thick under each engine mount. Lower the engine onto the wood blocks and remove the jack.
  11. Remove the 16 bolts retaining the oil pan to the engine block and remove the oil pan.

It may be necessary to loosen, but not remove, the 2 nuts on the rear transmission mount and with a jack, raise the transmission extension housing slightly to remove the pan.
  1. If necessary, remove the 2 bolts retaining the oil pickup tube to the oil pump and remove the bolt retaining the pickup tube to the main bearing stud spacer. Remove the pickup tube.



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Fig. 3: Oil pan bolt torque sequence-4.6L engine (click over pic fo zoom).


Hpe helps (remember to rate this).

Oct 05, 2010 | 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis

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How difficult is replacing an engine pan and gasket on 95 ford f150 4.9 litre 2wd


  1. Drain the oil and the coolant
  1. Raise the vehicle on a lift. Disconnect the battery to starter relay cable at the starter motor and remove the bolts and starter motor.
  1. Remove the engine front support insulator-to-support bracket nuts and washers on both supports. Raise the front of the engine with a transmission jack and wood block and place thick wood blocks between the front mounts and engine. Lower the engine and remove the transmission jack.
  1. Remove the oil pan attaching bolts.
  1. Remove two bolts securing oil pump and screen bolts and drop them in the pan
  1. Remove oil pan

Mar 17, 2010 | 1995 Ford F150 Styleside Regular Cab

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Need to change oil pan


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Cavalier, Sunfire 2001-2005

Oil Pan - Removal & Installation

2.2L (VIN 4) Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Negative battery cable Right front wheel Right inner fender splash shield Starter motor and bracket Engine mount strut bracket Oil pan
To install:


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Fig. Exploded view of the oil pan mounting and related components-2.2L (VIN 4) engine
  1. Place a 2mm bead of RTV sealer to the oil pan sealing surface except at the rear seal mounting surface. Using a new oil pan rear seal, apply a thin coat of RTV sealer on the end down to the ears.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    Oil pan with a new gasket. Torque the nuts and bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm). Engine mount strut bracket. Torque the bolts to 49 ft. lbs. (66 Nm). Starter motor and bracket. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Right fender splash shield Right front wheel. Torque the nuts to 100 ft. lbs. (140 Nm). Negative battery cable
  3. Refill the crankcase.
  4. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.
2.2L (VIN F) Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Engine mount strut bracket Drive belt Lower then upper AC compressor bolts Oil pan bolts Oil pan

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    Fig. Remove/Install the oil pan bolts in this sequence-2.2L (VIN F) engine
To install:
  1. Apply a 2 mm bead of RTV sealant around the perimeter of the oil pan and the oil suction port opening. Do not over apply the RTV. More than a 2 mm bead is not required.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    Oil pan and tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) AC compressor bolts Engine mount bracket Drive belt
  3. Refill the crankcase.
  4. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.

2.4L Engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Negative battery cable Flywheel/converter cover Right wheel Right wheel well splash shield Accessory drive belt Air conditioning compressor lower bolts Transmission-to-engine brace Engine mount strut bracket Radiator outlet pipe bolts Radiator outlet pipe from the oil pan Oil pan to the flywheel cover bolt and nut Flywheel cover stud for clearance Radiator outlet pipe from the lower radiator hose and oil pan Oil level sensor connector Oil pan
To install:
  1. Inspect the oil pan gasket; it is reusable if not damaged.
  2. Install or connect the following:
    Oil pan with the gasket. Torque the M8 bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm) and the M6 bolts to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm).

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    Fig. Oil pan fastener torque specifications-2.4L engine
    Oil pan to the transmission nut Oil level sensor connector Radiator outlet pipe to the lower radiator hose and oil pan Exhaust manifold brace Radiator outlet pipe. Torque the bolts to 124 inch lbs. (14 Nm). Engine mount strut bracket. Torque the bolts to 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm). Transmission to the engine brace Air conditioning compressor lower bolts. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Accessory drive belt Right splash shield Right front wheel Flywheel/converter cover Negative battery cable
  3. Refill the crankcase.
  4. Refill the cooling system.
  5. Start the vehicle and verify no leaks.

Hope helped (remember rated this help). Good luck.

Oct 22, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

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How can i get the oil pan out on a 2001 chevy malibu?


2.2L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt Oil pan mounting bolts Oil pan


  1. Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  2. Accessory drive belt
  3. Negative battery cable

  4. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt Oil pan mounting bolts Oil pan

To install:
  1. Apply a 0.13 inch (3.5mm) bead of the GM P/N 12378521 sealant around the perimeter of the oil pan and oil suction port opening.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

    0900c1528024bb26.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Oil pan bolt sequence-2.2L engine
    Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Accessory drive belt Negative battery cable
  3. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.
3.1L Engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Evacuate and recover the A/C system.
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    WARNING DO NOT disconnect the refrigerant lines or allow the compressor to hang unsupported.


    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Upper and lower radiator hoses Right front wheel Inner fender splash shield Antilock Brake System (ABS) Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) electrical connector Right front ball joint from the steering knuckle Right side outer tie rod end A/C compressor bolts and move the compressor aside


    Evaporator-to-accumulator A/C line Flywheel cover Engine cradle bolts Crankshaft balancer Starter motor Oil pan

To install:

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  1. Install or connect the following:

Sep 02, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

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