Equinox 2005-2007, Torrent 2006-07

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



Oil pan removal and installation is best done with the engine out of the vehicle and mounted in a suitable engine stand.

  1. Drain the engine oil.
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  3. Remove the oil pan side bolts.
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  5. Remove the oil pan flange bolts.
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  7. Remove the oil pan.
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  9. Remove the oil pan gasket.

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    Fig. Oil pan bolts

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To install:

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Fig. Oil pan sealer application

  1. Clean the oil pan and engine block gasket surfaces.
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  3. Apply sealer GM P/N 12378521, (Canadian P/N 88901148) or the equivalent to both sides of the crankshaft rear main bearing cap (1). Press the sealer into the gaps using a putty knife.
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  5. Install the oil pan gasket.
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  7. Install the oil pan.
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  9. Install the oil pan flange bolts. Tighten the oil pan bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  11. Install the oil pan side bolts. Tighten the oil pan side bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  13. Install the oil pan drain plug. Tighten the oil pan drain to 8 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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