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Is there a lot more work in changinging a oilpan on a Pontiac 6000 le and if there is what needs to be removed in order to change it?

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2007-11-13 17:40:26
2007-11-13 17:40:26

It can be a pain yes... You have to remove and replace the motor mount under the harmonic balancer. You have to raise the engine up to do this, which includes unbolting the old motor mount, and loosening the motor mounts for the tranny and dog bones. Once this is done the old motor mount can be taken out. This is the point you take off the oil pan and do what you have to do on it. Make sure you support the engine properly befor lifting up the motor, and only lift it in places that are designed to take the weight. DO NOT USE THE TRANNY PAN, DO NOT USE THE OIL PAN. On the passenger side of the engine right by the alternator you will find a strap loop. Attach a chain here and use a engine hoist to lift it up.

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