9-3 1999

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



2.0L & 2.3L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Drain the engine oil.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Dipstick
     

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  7. Install Engine Lifting Beam 83-94-850 and slightly raise the engine.
    NOTE
    Do not remove the guide sleeve from the block



    Oxygen (O 2 S) sensor connector. Unbolt the bracket and set a lifting table under the engine.
     
    Front wheels
     
    Front spoiler
     
    Front exhaust pipe at the exhaust manifold and intermediate pipe
     
    Front exhaust pipe from the turbocharger, if equipped. Disconnect the front pipe catalytic converter bracket and remove the front pipe.
     
    Lower ball joints from the steering knuckles
     
    Rear engine mount and raise a lifting table into position
     
    Subframe
     
    Oil level sensor
     
    Sensor harness
     
    Flywheel inspection cover
     
    Oil pan
     

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To install:

  1. Thoroughly clean the flanges on the sump and block using a suitable solvent. Apply an even bead of Loctite® 518 sealant, along the oil pan flange.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan and torque the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
     
    Flywheel inspection cover
     
    Oil level sensor harness
     
    Oil level sensor
     

  4.  
  5. Install the sub frame and tighten the bolts as follows:
    1. Front bolts: 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Center bolts: 140 ft. lbs. (190 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Rear bolts: 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm) plus75° additional torque.
      NOTE
      Apply Molykote 1000® to the studs of the exhaust manifold or turbocharger, if equipped).



      Lower ball joints to the steering knuckles and torque the nuts to 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm)
       
      Front exhaust pipe catalytic converter bracket
       



      Front exhaust pipe
       
      Catalytic converter bracket
       
      Front pipe to the mid-pipe
       
      Front spoiler
       
      Front wheels
       
      Dipstick
       
      O 2 S sensor
       
      Negative battery cable
       

    6.  

  6.  
  7. Fill the engine with oil and remove the engine lifting beam.
  8.  
  9. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
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