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      01-04-2013, 03:57 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Abdi View Post
Can the oil pan gasket be replaced without removing the engine or the entire sub-frame?

I have some oil seeping out and I'm going to give it shot soon. I'll be doing some homework on this before I attempt it so hopefully we can get the OP's question answered.

1. Torque specs?
2. Torque pattern?

If I can get this sorted out successfully I will also try to put together a DIY for the forums.
I think there was a post of member who replaced gasket by dropping pan 2" & sneaking the new one in there, otherwise, there's lots of crap in the way.

Just finished hand tightening all pan bolts. The loose ones are obviously where seepage seemed to be occurring. I bought some RTV silicone as a temp fix, however, didn't seem necessary, gasket looked good. Helps to have a swivel u-joint & extension to reach the hard to get ones. GL
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