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2003 Volkswagen Passat Question: need an oil pan gasket?



, 2.8L V6, Minden, NV, June 03, 2010, 21:48

Does my 2.8l V 6 need an oil pan gasket?

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    June 03, 2010, 22:06

    Your 2.8 uses a silicone gasket, so there is no pan gasket per se. I like to use the Victor Reinz OEM silicone gasket kit which is basically a high grade tube of silicone.

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    , June 04, 2010, 00:57

    That's what I thought. I just ordered a new pan and a tube of Reinz, so I should be in good shape.

    Thanks much!

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