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Oil Pan Replacement, Hard?!?


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#1 Guest_EOppegaard_*

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Posted 11 July 2003 - 03:31 PM

I went to change the oil on the car today, and all I went was :eek: I have a huge, I mean, HUGE dent in the oil pan of the car. It needs to be replaced, right now, it seems to be holding oil fine, however I am really not trusting it. Anyone know how hard it is to install a new one? I have a 1993 Legacy Wagon, Automatic tranny, FWD, 2.5L.

If it isn't that hard to replace, is it hard to find the parts for this?


All comments appreciated, thanks guys!

Oppie

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Posted 11 July 2003 - 04:24 PM

That wouldnt be a 2.5L motor, a 2.2 came in the 93 models.

It isnt too awful of a job if you are patient. Get a long large tipped phillips screwdriver and get a 1/4" socket set with a wobble joint and a short 10mm socket and go to town. Make sure you have a pretty long extension for the rt and left rear corners of the pan and dont strip out the rear center bolts.
TORQUE TO SPECS!!!! Its a very small amt of torque.

Felpro makes a gasket or you can get one at the dealer. You might be able to pound it out from the inside but i doubt it. Fix ASAP as this is could be causing oil circulation problems.

Finding used parts might be a little hard but if you try car-part.com thats usually good or try posting in the marketplace here asking if somebody has one.

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Posted 11 July 2003 - 05:18 PM

my bad on the Engine Size!

Would the Chilton Manual I have give any type of step by step instructions for this?




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