Avalon 1995-1996

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
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  5. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle.
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  7. Remove the right front wheel.
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  9. Remove the fender apron seal.
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  11. Remove the engine undercover.
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  13. Drain the engine oil from the engine.
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  15. Remove the front exhaust pipe.
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  17. Remove the front exhaust pipe bracket from the No. 1 oil pan.
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  19. Remove the flywheel housing undercover.

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    Fig. Oil pan component locations

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  21. Remove the 10 bolts and 2 nuts to the No. 2 oil pan.

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    Fig. No. 2 oil pan mounting bolt locations

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  23. Insert the blade of SST (09032-00100) or equivalent tool, between the No. 1 and No. 2 oil pans. Clean the surfaces of the oil pans.
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  25. Remove the oil strainer and gasket from the engine by removing the 3 nuts.
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  27. Remove the No.1 oil pan as follows:
    1. Remove the 2 bolts to the flywheel housing undercover. Remove the flywheel undercover.
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    3. Remove the 17 bolts and 2 nuts to the No. 1 oil pan. Make a note of the position of the each bolt.
      NOTE