Toyota Avalon, Camry, Camry Solara 2001-06

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



1MZ-FE Engines
  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
     
    Fender apron seal
     
    Undercover
     
    Front exhaust pipe bracket from the No. 1 oil pan

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    Fig. No. 1 oil pan mounting bolt locations-3.0L (1MZ-FE) engine



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    Fig. No. 2 oil pan mounting bolt locations-3.0L (1MZ-FE) engine

     
    Flywheel housing undercover
     
    Bolts and nuts from the No. 2 oil pan
     
    Oil strainer and gasket
     
    Remove the No.1 oil pan
     
    Baffle plate from the No. 1 oil pan
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Clean all mating surfaces of the oil pans.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Baffle plate to the No. 1 oil pan and tighten: 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
     
    Install the No. 1 oil pan. with liquid sealant. Uniformly tighten the bolts and nuts in several passes. 10mm head bolt: 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm). 12mm head bolt: 14 ft. lbs. (19.5 Nm). 14mm head bolt-27 ft. lbs. (37.2 Nm).
     
    Flywheel housing undercover. Tighten to 69 inch lbs. (7.8 Nm).
     
    Oil strainer. Tighten the nuts to 69 inch lbs. (7.8 Nm).
     
    No. 2 oil pan. Apply liquid sealant to the oil pan and engine block. Uniformly tighten the bolts and nuts in several passes. Bolts: 69 inch lbs. (7.8 Nm).
     
    Flywheel housing undercover
     
    Front exhaust pipe bracket to the No. 1 oil pan. Bolts: 15 ft. lbs. (21 Nm).
     
    Exhaust manifolds to the front exhaust pipe nuts: 46 ft. lbs. (62 Nm). Front exhaust pipe to the center exhaust pipe. Bolts and nuts: 41 ft. lbs. (56 Nm).
     
    Bracket with the 2 bolts. Bolts: 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm).
     
    Support stay with the 2 bolts. Bolts: 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
     
    Undercover
     
    Right fender apron seal
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  8.  

2az-FE Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. Remove engine under cover and any components for access.
  8.  
  9. Remove the oil pan mounting bolts and nuts.
  10.  
  11. Insert a suitable blade between the crankcase and oil pan to cut any sealer.
  12.  
  13. Remove the pan.
  14.  

To install:

  1. Clean the pan and contact surface of any old gasket material.
  2.  
  3. Apply a continuous bead of sealant, 0.157 in. (3 mm) in diameter to the contact surface of the oil pan.
  4.  
  5. Install the oil pan and tighten the mounting bolts to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the engine undercover.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  
  11. Refill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  12.  
  13. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  14.  

2gr-FE Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove the engine/transaxle assembly.
  6.  
  7. Secure the engine in a suitable stand.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Be careful not to damage the contact surfaces of the cylinder block and oil pan. Wrap any pry tool with protective tape.



    Oil pipes
     
    Oil filter cartridge
     
    Lower oil pan
     
    Oil strainer
     
    Upper oil pan
     



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    Fig. Pry locations in order to remove the upper oil pan-3.5L (2GR-FE) engine

  10.  

To install:

  1. Apply a continuous bead of sealant 0.118-0.156 in. (3-4 mm) in diameter to the mating surface of the upper oil pan.
  2.  
  3. Install the upper oil pan and tighten the bolts and nuts as follows:
    1. Bolts A: 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm)
    2.  
    3. All others: 15 ft. lbs. (21 Nm).

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      Fig. Bolt identification for the upper oil pan-3.5L (2GR-FE) engine

    4.  

  4.  
  5. Install the oil strainer. Tighten the bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Clean mating surface of the lower oil pan. Apply a continuous bead of sealant 0.118-0.156 in. (3-4 mm) in diameter to the mating surface of the lower oil pan.
  8.  
  9. Install the lower oil pan and tighten the mounting bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  10.  
  11. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal.
  12.  

3MZ-FE Engines


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Fig. Exploded view, component removal for oil pan-3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine



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Fig. Exploded view, removal of oil pan from engine-3.3L (3MZ-FE) 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
     
    RF wheel
     
    Engine under covers
     
    RH front fender apron seal
     
    A/C compressor, alternator and PS drive belts
     
    Engine stabilizer rod
     
    Engine mounting stay No2.
     
    Alternator bracket
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft timing pulley
     
    Exhaust pipe and support brackets
     
    Oil gauge guide
     
    Alternator belt adjusting bar
     
    A/C compressor/clutch assembly
     
    A/C compressor mounting bracket
     

  6.  
  7. Separate FR engine mounting insulator
    NOTE
    Do NOT remove the FR engine mounting at this time

    1. Remove bolt and disconnect the power steering return hose
    2.  
    3. Remove the 4 nuts
    4.  
    5. Place a wooden block underneath the engine
    6.  
    7. Jack up the engine and remove the engine mounting insulator
      WARNING
      Be careful not to damage the oil pan

    8.  

  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the oil pan flange area or the contact surface of the engine block.



    RH engine mounting bracket
     
    10 bolts and 2 nuts, gently pry off the oil pan sub assembly No.2.
     



    Oil strainer sub-assembly
     
    Flywheel housing under cover.
     
    Oil pan sub-assembly No. 1
     
    Engine oil level sensor

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    Fig. Oil pan sub-assembly No. 2-3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine



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    Fig. Oil pan sub-assembly No 1.-3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine

     

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the oil pan sub-assembly No. 1.
  2.  
  3. Remove any old oil sealant from contact surface. Clean the surface thoroughly.
  4.  
  5. Apply a continuous bead of sealant 0.12 to 0.16 in ( 3 to 4 mm) around the block surface, making certain to surround the bolt holes.
  6.  
  7. Install the oil pan within 3 minutes after applying the sealant
    NOTE
    Do NOT expose sealant to engine oil within 2 hours after installing

  8.  
  9. Install the oil pan using the 17 bolts and 2 nuts. Tighten uniformly in several steps as follows:
    1. 10 mm head 71 in. lbs (8.0 Nm).
    2.  
    3. 12 mm head 14 ft. lbs.(20 Nm).
    4.  
    5. 14 mm head 27 ft. lbs (37 Nm).
    6.  

  10.  
  11. Install or connect the following:

    Engine oil level sensor
     
    Oil strainer assembly
     
    Oil pan sub assembly No. 2
     

  12.  
  13. Remove any old oil sealant from contact surface. Clean the surface thoroughly.
  14.  
  15. Apply a continuous bead of sealant 0.16 to 0.20 in. ( 3 to 4 mm) around the block surface, making certain to surround the bolt holes.
  16.  
  17. Install the oil pan within 3 minutes after applying the sealant.
    NOTE
    Do NOT expose sealant to engine oil within 2 hours after installing

  18.  
  19. Install the oil pan using the 10 bolts and 2 nuts. Torque to 71 inch lbs. (8.0 Nm).
  20.  
  21. Install or connect the following:

    RH engine mounting bracket; torque bolts -A- & -B- to 40 ft. lbs (54 Nm) and bolt -C- to 32 ft. lbs (43 Nm)

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    Fig. Engine mounting bracket tightening procedure-3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine

     
    RH engine mounting insulator; torque nut -A- to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm) and nut -B- to 64 ft. lbs (87 Nm)

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    Fig. Engine mounting insulator tightening procedure-3.3L (3MZ-FE) engine

     
    FR engine mounting insulator; torque bolt to 64 ft. lbs. (87 Nm) and nut to 38 ft. lbs (52 Nm)
     
    A/C compressor mounting bracket; torque to 18 ft. lbs (25 Nm)
     
    A/C compressor/clutch assembly; torque to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
     
    Alternator belt adjusting bar; torque bolt to 18 ft. lbs (25 Nm) and nut to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm)
     
    Oil level gauge guide
     
    Exhaust pipes and support brackets
     
    Crankshaft timing pulley
     
    Timing belt assembly
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Alternator bracket
     
    Engine mounting stay
     
    Engine stabilizer rod
     
    Alternator, PS pump and A/C drive belts
     
    RH fender apron seal
     
    RF wheel
     
    Engine under covers
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  22.  
  23. Refill the engine with oil to the correct level.
  24.  
  25. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  26.  

5S-FE Engines
  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. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
     
    Undercovers
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Engine mounting center member
     
    On Celica, the 3-way Catalytic Converter (TWC)
     
    Rear end stiffener plate
     
    Oil dipstick
     
    Oil pan bolts and nuts. Cut off the applied sealer.
     

  6.  


NOTE
Do not use the cutting tool for the oil pump body side and rear oil seal retainer.

To install:

  1. Remove any old sealant from the oil pan flange and thoroughly clean both sealing surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan. Uniformly tighten the bolts and nuts in several passes. Bolts and nuts: 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm)
     
    Oil dipstick
     
    Rear end stiffener plate
     
    On Celica, the TWC.
     
    Engine mounting center member
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Negative battery cable
     
    Undercovers
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the engine with clean oil.
  6.  
  7. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
  8.  


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    Fig. Oil pan sealing diagram-2.2L (5S-FE) engine


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not use the cutting tool for the oil pump body side and rear oil seal retainer.



    Negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
     
    Undercovers
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Engine mounting center member
     
    On Celica, the 3-way Catalytic Converter (TWC)
     
    Rear end stiffener plate
     
    Oil dipstick
     
    Oil pan bolts and nuts. Cut off the applied sealer.
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Remove any old sealant from the oil pan flange and thoroughly clean both sealing surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan. Uniformly tighten the bolts and nuts in several passes. Bolts and nuts: 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm)
     
    Oil dipstick
     
    Rear end stiffener plate
     
    On Celica, the TWC.
     
    Engine mounting center member
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Negative battery cable
     
    Undercovers
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the engine with clean oil.
  6.  
  7. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.

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    Fig. Oil pan sealing diagram-2.2L (5S-FE)engine

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