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2001 BMW 330i Question: Can the oil pan be pulled off a 2001 BMW 330 without having to pull the engine?

 

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shocktown, Gallatin, TN, February 22, 2012, 11:35
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I am looking to buy a used BMW that will need rod and main bearings replaced and the oil pump and I am curious if this can be done by pulling the oil pan off and not having to pull the engine. Thanks

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13401 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper February 22, 2012, 13:00
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    YES IT CAN BE DONE WITHOUT PULLING MOTOR BUT YOU DO HAVE TO LIFT IT SLIGHTLY. STK SHIFT ITS 8 HRS AUTO ITS 9HR JOB PLUS PARTS. HOPE THIS HELPS

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