Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system and engine oil.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Engine cover
     
    Engine cooling fan, fan clutch, and fan shroud
     

  8.  


NOTE
The fan clutch is equipped with right-hand thread.

  1. Attach a guard plate to protect the radiator.

    Intake resonator and pipe
     
    Upper and lower coolant hoses
     
    Engine ground cable from the frame
     
    Motor mounts at the front suspension supports
     

  2.  
  3. Attach an engine hoist and raise the engine. Be sure that the engine does not contact the firewall.

    Lower oil pan
     

  4.  


NOTE
The upper pan bolts are different lengths and diameters. Note their locations for installation.



Upper pan toward the front of the vehicle. Rotate the crankshaft as necessary for clearance.
 

To install:

  1. Clean the sealing surfaces and apply a bead of silicone sealant.
  2.  


NOTE
The pan must be installed within ten minutes after the sealant is applied.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Upper pan. Tighten the 6mm bolts to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm), and the 8mm bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. In the same manner, apply a bead of silicone sealant and install the lower oil pan. Tighten the bolts to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Motor mounts and remove the engine hoist
     
    Engine ground cable
     
    Upper and lower coolant hoses
     
    Intake resonator and pipe
     

  6.  
  7. Remove the radiator guard plate.

    Fan shroud, engine cooling fan, and fan clutch
     
    Engine cover
     

  8.  
  9. Fill the cooling system and crankcase to the correct levels.
  10.  
  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
  12.  
  13. Read fault memory, encode the radio and normalize the power windows.
  14.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system and engine oil.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    The fan clutch is equipped with right-hand thread.



    Engine cover
     
    Engine cooling fan, fan clutch, and fan shroud
     

  8.  
  9. Attach a guard plate to protect the radiator.

    Intake resonator and pipe
     
    Upper and lower coolant hoses
     
    Engine ground cable from the frame
     
    Motor mounts at the front suspension supports
     

  10.  
  11. Attach an engine hoist and raise the engine. Be sure that the engine does not contact the firewall.
    NOTE
    The upper pan bolts are different lengths and diameters. Note their locations for installation.



    Lower oil pan
     



    Upper pan toward the front of the vehicle. Rotate the crankshaft as necessary for clearance.
     

  12.  

To install:

  1. Clean the sealing surfaces and apply a bead of silicone sealant.
    NOTE
    The pan must be installed within ten minutes after the sealant is applied.

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Upper pan. Tighten the 6mm bolts to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm), and the 8mm bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. In the same manner, apply a bead of silicone sealant and install the lower oil pan. Tighten the bolts to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install or connect the following:

    Motor mounts and remove the engine hoist
     
    Engine ground cable
     
    Upper and lower coolant hoses
     
    Intake resonator and pipe
     

  8.  
  9. Remove the radiator guard plate.

    Fan shroud, engine cooling fan, and fan clutch
     
    Engine cover
     

  10.  
  11. Fill the cooling system and crankcase to the correct levels.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  
  15. Read fault memory, encode the radio and normalize the power windows.
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system and engine oil.
  6.  
  7. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    The fan clutch is equipped with right-hand thread.



    Engine cover
     
    Engine cooling fan, fan clutch, and fan shroud
     

  8.  
  9. Attach a guard plate to protect the radiator.

    Intake resonator and pipe
     
    Upper and lower coolant hoses
     
    Engine ground cable from the frame
     
    Motor mounts at the front suspension supports
     

  10.  
  11. Attach an engine hoist and raise the engine. Be sure that the engine does not contact the firewall.
    NOTE
    The upper pan bolts are different lengths and diameters. Note their locations for installation.



    Lower oil pan
     



    Upper pan toward the front of the vehicle. Rotate the crankshaft as necessary for clearance.
     

  12.  

To install:

  1. Clean the sealing surfaces and apply a bead of silicone sealant.
    NOTE
    The pan must be installed within ten minutes after the sealant is applied.

  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Upper pan. Tighten the 6mm bolts to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm), and the 8mm bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. In the same manner, apply a bead of silicone sealant and install the lower oil pan. Tighten the bolts to 90 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install or connect the following:

    Motor mounts and remove the engine hoist
     
    Engine ground cable
     
    Upper and lower coolant hoses
     
    Intake resonator and pipe
     

  8.  
  9. Remove the radiator guard plate.

    Fan shroud, engine cooling fan, and fan clutch
     
    Engine cover
     

  10.  
  11. Fill the cooling system and crankcase to the correct levels.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
  14.  
  15. Read fault memory, encode the radio and normalize the power windows.
  16.  

 
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