How do I change the oil pan on a 1997 mecury sable 3.0 v6 engine? on 1997 Mercury Sable

Do i need to remove the exhaust that is blocking the pan from coming out or the motor mounts?

by in North Highlands, CA on August 05, 2011
1 answer 2 comments
ANSWER by , August 05, 2011
which motor?? the 3.0 U or the dual overhead cam motor?? Roy
COMMENT by , August 05, 2011
3.0 U
COMMENT by , August 05, 2011
i remove the o2 sensor from the pipe. i can get it out by maneuvering it around the baffle in the pan. be careful not to damage the pick up screen. it is tight butt take your time. Roy