should i have to remove the crossmember to change my oilpan in my 1999 dodge dak on 1999 Dodge Dakota

do i need to remove the crossmember in my 99 dakota 3.9 litre v6 to change the oilpan?

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yes in order to remove the pan other than that the pick up tube will be in you way,plus its easier this way
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