1997 Mercury Sable Q&A
1997 Mercury Sable Question: oil pan gasket replacement
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I think I need the oil pan gasket replaced. How much would this cost?
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.
How much should it cost to replaced the motor mounts and the oil pan gasket.
Current repair shop charged $480 but later said the oil seal in the back of the engine leaks oil when the engine is hot. The transmission will need to be pulled in order to replace the seal. Car ...
My '02 Mercury Sable's oil pan gasket leaks. How much should I expect to pay for replacing it?