Honda_Odyssey_2001-2006

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



J35a1 & J35a4 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. Set the engine at Top Dead Center (TDC).
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Timing belt
     
    Idler pulley
     
    VTEC solenoid valve and oil filter
     
    Oil pan bolts and the pan.
     

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To install:

  1. Apply liquid gasket to the inner threads of the bolt holes and the engine block along the area indicated by the broken line in the accompanying illustration.
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  3. Install the oil and tighten the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
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  5. Install the remaining components in the reverse order of removal.

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    Fig. Apply liquid gasket to the inner threads of the bolt holes and the engine block along the area indicated by the broken line



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    Fig. Oil pan tightening sequence

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J35a6 & J35a7 Engines
  1. Raise the vehicle on a hoist to full height.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
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  5. Remove the splash shield.
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  7. Remove exhaust pipe A.
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  9. Remove the torque converter cover (A) and the two bolts (B) securing the transmission.

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    Fig. Remove the torque converter cover (A) and the two bolts (B) securing the transmission

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  11. Remove the bolts securing the oil pan.

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    Fig. Using a flat blade screwdriver, separate the oil pan from the block in the places shown

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  13. Using a flat blade screwdriver, separate the oil pan from the block in the places shown.
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  15. Remove the oil pan.
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To install:

  1. Remove all of the old liquid gasket from the oil pan mating surfaces, bolts, and bolt holes.
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  3. Clean and dry the oil pan mating surfaces.
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  5. Apply liquid gasket, P/N 08717-0004, 08718-0001, 08718-0002, 08718-0003, or 08718-009, evenly to the oil pan mating surface of the engine block.
    NOTE
    Do not install components if too much time has passed after applying the liquid gasket (for P/N 08718-0002, no more than 4 minutes, for all others, no more than 5 minutes). Instead, remove the old residue and reapply liquid gasket.



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    Fig. Apply liquid gasket to the inner threads of the bolt holes and the engine block along the area indicated by the broken line

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  7. Install the oil pan on the engine block.

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    Fig. Oil pan bolt tightening sequence

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  9. Tighten the bolts in two or three steps. In the final step, tighten all bolts, in sequence, to 12 Nm (104 inch lbs.).
    NOTE
    After assembly, wait at least 30 minutes before filling the engine with oil.

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