tC 2007

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the engine oil.
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  5. Remove the engine assembly from the vehicle and secure to a suitable chain block and sling device.
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  7. Remove the oil pan mounting bolts.
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  9. Using Special Tool 09032-00100, cut off the sealant between the front cover, cylinder block and oil pan.
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  11. Remove the oil pan.
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To install:

  1. Remove any old sealant from the oil pan.
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  3. Apply a continuous bead of sealant to the contact surfaces of the oil pan.
    NOTE
    Do not expose the sealant to engine oil for at least 2 hours after installation.

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  5. Install the oil pan. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 80 inch lbs. (9 Nm).

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    Fig. Oil pan torque sequence-2.4L Engine

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  7. Install the engine assembly.
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  9. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.
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  11. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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