Remove or Disconnect
1. Battery ground (negative) cable.
2. Engine mount struts from the engine.
3. Raise and suitably support the vehicle.
4. Front exhaust pipe from the manifold.
5. Right front tire.
6. Inner fender splash shield.
7. Drain the engine oil.
8. Oil filter.
9. Oil cooler pipes.
o Leave pipes loose for access.
10. Engine mount nuts from the frame (both front mounts).
11. Flywheel cover.
12. Use a transmission jack in order to raise the engine at the transaxle.
Notice: Remove the oil level sensor, located in the oil pan, before the oil pan is removed. The sensor may be damaged if the oil pan is removed first.
13. Oil level sensor connector.
14. Oil level sensor.
15. Oil pan retaining bolts.
16. Lower the oil pan and disconnect oil pump screen.
17. Oil pan and oil pump screen.
* The oil pan flanges.
* The oil pan rail.
* The front cover.
* The rear main bearing cap.
* The threaded holes.
Install or Connect
2. Oil pan with oil pump screen to engine, install oil pump screen.
* Screen bolts to 15 Nm (11 lb. ft.).
3. Oil pan.
4. Oil pan bolts.
o Apply thread lock compound GM P/N 12345382 or equivalent to the oil pan bolt threads.
* Tighten the bolts to 14 Nm (125 inch lbs.) .
* DO NOT overtighten bolts or damage to the oil pan may occur, resulting in an oil leak.
5. Oil level sensor.
6. Oil level sensor connector.
7. Lower the engine.
8. Tranaxle converter cover.
9. Engine mount nuts to frame.
10. Oil cooler pipes.
11. Oil filter
12. Inner fender splash shield.
13. Right front tire.
14. Front exhaust pipe from the manifold.
15. Lower the vehicle.
16. Engine mount struts to the engine.
17. Fill the crankcase with clean engine oil.
18. Battery ground (negative) cable.
* Proper fluid levels.
* For leaks.
There you go if you need anything else let me know i also emailed you the diagram's so you can read them better.
Thursday, October 14th, 2010 AT 8:54 PM