Wednesday, July 20, 2011

How to Replace an Oil Pan Gasket?

Open the hood and locate the vehicle's oil dip stick.

Remove the oil dip stick.

Run the engine for a minute.

Position vehicle safely on ramps or jack stands (level surface with rear wheels chalked).

Remove the oil fill cap on the engine.

Remove the oil drain plug located below the engine.

Completely drain the dirty oil into the drain pan.

Remove the oil pan to gain access to the oil pan gasket.
Remove the oil pan gasket using a gasket scraper tool.

Clean the engine block mounting surface with a rag and scraper tool.

Place the new oil pan gasket over the pan.

Re-install the oil pan back onto the engine block.

Add engine oil to manufacturer's capacity specification.

Install engine oil cap and start the engine.

Check the oil after running the engine ensuring that the level is correct and no leaks are present.


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This are the sections, you can go through and click the link to read its troubleshooting.


The car will not start?


Car will not crank?


Car has no spark?


How to troubleshoot car battery?


How to test starter solenoid?


How to test cars starter?

How to replace starter in car?


car will turn over but will not start?


The Brake Indicator Light Stays On dash of car?

The ABS and Traction Control Lights stays ON dash of car?

Check Engine Light On car?


How to replace Interior Lights on car?

Car lights not working, even after replacing the bulb/lamp?

Click this link below:--


How to replace head lights on car?


How to replace Parking, turn, and Brake Lights on car?

How to remove the door panel on car?

How to replace power window motor in car?

How to test relays on car?


How to troubleshoot Engine Misfires?


The spark plug firing order for car?


Where is the Thermostat located in car?

How to recharge AC on Auto/Truck/car?


How to trouble shoot speedometer?

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