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2000 7.3 Liter diesel engine needing oil pan replacement

The oil pan has rusted and needs replaced. Ford says the engine must be removed in order to replace the oil pan and takes 14 hours. Is there an easier way that takes less time?

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    I know how to replace gasket. I was wondering, before I get under the vehicle, what has to be removed before the pan itself. Help is greatly appreciated.

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    engine will be in truck

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    I do not no where the oil pan drain plug is located.

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Sadly I don't think there is. The oil pan is huge and sections of the frame are in the way of getting it in and out without damaging the pan severly. pulling that massive engine and replacing the pan, then putting the engine back in and reconnecting everything in 14 hours is a good estimate. sorry for the bad news

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