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2003 Oldsmobile Alero Question: oil pan replacement



Visitor, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Clearfield, UT, June 15, 2011, 02:05

how do I drop the oil pan and how diffecult is it to do so

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    June 15, 2011, 08:43

    Oil Pan Replacement

    Removal Procedure
    Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
    Drain the engine oil.
    Remove the engine mount strut bracket.
    Remove the engine drive belt.
    Remove the lower AC compressor bolts.
    Loosen the upper AC compressor bolts.
    Remove the oil pan bolts.
    Remove the oil pan
    Installation Procedure
    Install the oil pan.
    Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
    Oil Pan Bolt Torque Sequence
    Install the oil pan bolts. Tighten the oil pan bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.).
    Install the AC compressor bolts.
    Install the engine mount bracket.
    Install the engine drive belt.
    Lower the vehicle.
    Fill the engine oil to the proper level.

    Good luck


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