1996 GMC Sonoma oil pan removal

Tiny
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  • 1996 GMC SONOMA
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1996 GMC Sonoma 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

How do I remove a oil pan from a 1996 GMC Sonoma?
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Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 AT 4:23 PM

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ENGINE OIL PAN REPLACEMENT
REMOVAL
1. Remove the engine. Refer to Engine Replacement. See: Service and Repair


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2. Remove the oil pan bolts.


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3. Remove the oil pan nuts.


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4. Remove the oil pan. Use a narrow putty knife in order to separate the oil pan from the engine block.


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5. Remove the oil pan rear oil seal.
6. Clean the sealing surfaces of the oil pan and the engine block.

INSTALLATION


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1. Apply a 5 mm (0.193 in) diameter bead of RTV sealer or equivalent to the oil pan side sealing flanges.


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2. Apply RTV sealer or equivalent to the oil pan surface that contacts the timing cover.


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3. Install a new oil pan rear seal. Apply a small amount of RTV sealer or Equivalent to the oil pan rear seal ears.
4. Install the oil pan.
5. Install the oil pan nuts.

o Tighten the oil pan nuts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.)

6. Install the oil pan bolts.

o Tighten the oil pan bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.)

7. Install the engine. Refer to Engine Replacement.
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