Engine Oil Pan Gasket May Leak on Ford F-150

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The engine oil pan gasket can develop a leak. Leaking oil may accumulate on the exhaust system resulting in a burning smell. Replacing the gasket should correct this leak.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 128,213 (11,800–260,000)
Engines affected: 4.9L 6 Cylinder, 5.0L V8, 5.4L V8, 5.8L V8
14 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
54 people reported this problem
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Terrible oil leak that just developed over night at rear of engine looks like oil pan but I find this hard to believe
oil leaking from the back of motor onto the bellhousing
Had the oil pan gasket leak repaired only to find out there is a leak at the rear main oil seal.
Oil pan gasket as well as front seal. Bought it like this, not a bad leak. Previous owner tried to caulk around it....?????
Leak at rear of engine covering rear of oil pan an transmission including cross brace and transmission rear support. Differential input shat seal also leaking.
Leaking oil, havent fixed it yet, hoping its just the oil pan gasket.
I have a 2006 F-150 king ranch that developed a oil pan leak after 58,000 miles, so the ford dealer says and $397.00 for repair a day later after the repair it leaked again so I took the truck back to the dealer this tome the diagnosis was the rear main seal leak that's costing over $900. 00 I called the Ford Quality complaint hot line to report the problem and to see if there are any recalls for the problem this is a must do to get a recall started a certain amount of complaints must be reported to this hot line number before it gets on the recall list. So if you have a problem with your vehicle please call the HOT LINE NUMBER at 1-800-392-3673 for the hearing impaired call 1-800-232-5952 please report your problem and make your complaint known.
Oil pan leak
oil pan gasket pushing out of place replaced gasket and pan with new one piece reinforced gasket from fel pro
Not only the gasket, but the oil pan itself developed a hole and needed replacing.
leaks oil from the rear of engine between the transmission
Leaking where sensor is connected.
New gasket
Not fixed yet,,Pan gasket up towards front of engine...
oil pan leaks
Started leaking from front of oil pan, trying to diagnose by using a family mechanic. (1996 Ford F-150 XLT)
Oil pan leaking and driver side of motor is leaking as well. Right in front of the distributor there is a plate that has a gasket. Not fixed yet I'm working on it.
oil pan gasket broken and pushed out. Causing a pcv leak check engine light. As well as oil.
Oil pan gasket was leaking, I figured screw it, she's 27 years old. Now I'm in a bind because the gasket blew and its lost all oil. I'd reccomend fixing it asap if you want to keep the truck on the road. It'll get progressively worse to a point but blow unexpectedly