Toyota Celica 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Oil Pan

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



The engine must be raised and supported to remove the oil pan. A suitable engine hoist must be used.

5S-FE Engine

See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding to hinder air bag deployment.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Drain the engine oil and remove the engine undercovers.
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  7. Remove the front exhaust pipe.
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  9. Safely support the engine assembly and remove the engine mounting center member.
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  11. Remove the Three Way Catalyst.
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  13. Unbolt and remove the rear end stiffener plate.
  14.  
  15. Remove the oil dipstick and remove the 17 bolts and two nuts attaching the oil pan to the engine.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Oil pan bolt and nut location-5S-FE engine

  1. Insert the flat-bladed tool between the oil pan and the cylinder block; cut off the applied sealer and remove the oil pan.
  2.  

Do not use the 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. Apply a 3-5mm bead of sealant to the oil pan flange.
  4.  

The pan must be installed within 5 minutes of sealant application or the procedure will have to be repeated.

  1. Install the oil pan with the 17 bolts and two nuts. Uniformly tighten the bolts and nuts in several passes. Tighten the bolts and nuts to 48 inch lbs. (5 Nm) and install the oil dipstick.
  2.  
  3. Install the rear end stiffener plate.
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  5. Install and secure the TWC. Use new gaskets.
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  7. Install the engine mounting center member and safely lower the engine.
  8.  
  9. Install the front exhaust pipe.
  10.  
  11. Fill the engine with oil, connect the negative battery cable and start the engine. Check for leaks.
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  13. Recheck the engine oil level and reinstall the engine undercovers.
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7A-FE Engine

See Figures 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding to hinder air bag deployment.
  2.  
  3. With the aid of an assistant, remove the hood.
  4.  
  5. Loosen the RH front wheel lugnuts. Raise and safely support the front of the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the RH front wheel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the engine undercovers from the vehicle.
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  11. Drain the engine oil.
  12.  
  13. Remove the front exhaust pipe.
  14.  
  15. If equipped with A/T, disconnect the transaxle control cable from the engine mounting center member.
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  17. If equipped with A/C, disconnect the A/C pressure pipe from the engine center mounting member.
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  19. Remove the front exhaust pipe support bracket.
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  21. Raise and safely support the engine assembly.
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  23. Remove the rear engine mounting insulator and the engine mounting center member.
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  25. Install an engine hanger and suspend the engine with a sling device or equivalent.
  26.  
  27. Remove the oil dipstick guide and the dipstick.
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  29. Remove the 13 bolts and 2 nuts and lower the No. 2 oil pan.
  30.  
  31. Insert a flat-bladed tool between the oil pan and the cylinder block; cut off the applied sealer and remove the oil pan.
  32.  

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

  1. Remove the two bolts and nuts securing the baffle plate, then pull the baffle plate from the engine.
  2.  
  3. Remove the three nuts, the oil strainer, and the strainer gasket.
  4.  
  5. Remove the three bolts holding the No. 1 oil pan to the transaxle and remove the six B bolts. Remove the 14 bolts and the No. 1 oil pan.
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Fig. Fig. 2: There are three bolts attaching the No. 1 oil pan to the transaxle



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Fig. Fig. 3: Insert a blade between the block and oil pan, then cut off the seal and separate the pans

To install:
  1. Remove any old sealant from the oil pan flange and thoroughly clean both sealing surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Apply a 3-5mm bead of sealant to the No. 1 oil pan flange.
  4.  



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Fig. Fig. 4: Apply seal packing to the areas shown in the illustration on the No. 1 oil pan

The pan must be installed within 5 minutes of sealant application or the procedure will have to be repeated.

  1. Install the No. 1 oil pan with 14 new bolts. Tighten the A bolts to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm). Install the six B bolts and tighten the bolts to 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm). Install the three bolts holding the No. 1 oil pan to the transaxle and tighten the bolts to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
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Fig. Fig. 5: Attaching the no. 1 oil pan and securing with the bolts in the correct positions

  1. Install the oil strainer and gasket with three new nuts. Tighten the nuts to 82 inch lbs. (9 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the oil pan baffle plate. Tighten the two bolts and two nuts to 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Apply a 3-5mm bead of sealant to the No. 2 oil pan flange.
  6.  

The pan must be installed within 5 minutes of sealant application or the procedure will have to be repeated.



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Fig. Fig. 6: Apply sealant on the No. 2 oil pan as shown

  1. Install the No. 2 oil pan with the 13 bolts and the two (2) nuts. Tighten the bolts and nuts to 43 inch lbs. (5 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine sling device, safely lower the engine, remove the hanger, and install the rear engine mounting insulator and engine mounting center member.
  4.  
  5. Install the remaining components in the reverse order they were removed.
  6.  
  7. Fill the engine with oil and connect the negative battery cable. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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  9. Install the engine undercovers.
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