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It depends on whether the truck has 4wd or 2wd.. GM recommends removing the engine from the chasis. However, where there is a will, there is a way.. Try removing the engine mount bolts and any other connections to the engine that would Prevent you from jacking it up 3 - 4 inches, or enough height to clear the crossmember when removing the pan..

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Q: Do you have to remove engine of a 1986 S10 2.8 V6 to repair a leaking oil pan or can you lift engine with a jack to get enough room to remove it?
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