Mechanics

CHEVY OIL PAN NEEDS TO BE REPLACED BECAUSE OF

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt

Engine Mechanical problem
2007 Chevy Cobalt 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 42600 miles

My daughter ran over a curb and cracked the oil pan and I wanted to know if it coukd be removed without removing the engine.
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R jones
July 27, 2010.




Yes, the engine does NOT need to be removed, here's how:
Removal Procedure 1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle . Fig. 171: View Of Oil Pan Drain Bolt Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 2. Drain the engine oil. 3. Remove the engine drive belt. Refer to Drive Belt Replacement . 4. Remove the lower AC compressor bolt. Fig. 172: Identifying Oil Pan Bolts Removal & Tightening Sequence Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 5. Remove the oil pan bolts. Fig. 173: View Of Oil Pan Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 6. Remove the oil pan. Installation Procedure Fig. 174: Locating Oil Pan Adhesive Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 1. Make sure that the oil pan and mounting surface on the lower crankcase are free of all oil and debris. 2. Apply a 3.5 mm bead of RTV around the perimeter of the oil pan and the oil suction port opening. Refer to Sealers, Adhesives, and Lubricants for the correct part number. Fig. 175: View Of Oil Pan Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 3. Install the oil pan. Fig. 176: Identifying Oil Pan Bolts Removal & Tightening Sequence Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 4. Install the oil pan bolts. Tighten: Tighten the oil pan bolts to 25 N.m (18 lb ft). 5. Install the AC compressor bolts. Refer to Compressor Replacement (RPO LSJ) or Compressor Replacement (RPOs L61, LE5) . NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice . 6. Install the engine drive belt. Refer to Drive Belt Replacement . 7. Lower the vehicle. 8. Fill the engine oil to the proper level.


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Merlin2021
Jul 27, 2010.


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