Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Drain the crankcase.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
- Thoroughly clean the inside of the oil pan and the cylinder block contact surface. If the oil pan gasket is being reused, be careful not to damage it. Do not expose the gasket to cleaning solvents.
- If a new gasket is being installed, start the gasket into the oil pan groove and work the gasket into the groove in both directions. Once the gasket is exposed to oil, it will expand and no longer stay in the groove without wrinkles. If this condition exists, replace the gasket.
Install or connect the following:
Oil pan. Torque the bolts in sequence to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
- Refill the crankcase.
- Run the engine and check for leaks.