Dakota 2006-2007

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



3.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Engine from the vehicle
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil pump pickup tube
     
    Oil pan gasket
     

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  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the bolts, in sequence, to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).

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    Fig. Oil pan bolt torque sequence-3.7L Engine

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4.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Structural cover
     
    Exhaust Y-pipe
     
    Starter motor
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil pump pickup tube
     
    Oil pan gasket
     

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To install:

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Fig. Oil pan mounting bolt tightening sequence-4.7L engine



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Fig. Bedplate bolt tightening sequence-4.7L engine

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan gasket
     
    Oil pump pickup tube, using a new O-ring. Tighten the tube bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (28 Nm); tighten the O-ring end bolt first.
     
    Oil pan. Tighten the bolts, in sequence, to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
     
    Transmission oil cooler lines
     
    Starter motor
     
    Exhaust Y-pipe
     
    Structural cover
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the crankcase to the proper level with engine oil.
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  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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