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Fuel Injected 5.0L and 5.8L Engines
See Figures 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
Fig. 2: 5.0L and 5.8L engine oil pan gaskets and seals
Fig. 3: Unbolt the engine mounts to allow the oil pan removal-fuel injected 5.0L and 5.8L engines
Fig. 4: Raise the engine slightly-note load dispersing wood block on the jack pad
Fig. 5: Insert a wooden block to maintain the clearance gained by jacking up the engine
Fig. 6: Remove all the fasteners from the oil pan and set them where they won't get lost
Fig. 7: Remove the stiffener from the pan when unbolted
Fig. 8: Lower the pan to access the oil pump pickup tube-fuel injected 5.0L and 5.8L engines
Fig. 9: Remove the two bolts attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the oil pump
Fig. 10: Remove the nut attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the No. 3 main bearing cap stud
Fig. 11: Lower the pickup tube and screen into the oil pan, then lower the pan from the engine
Fig. 12: Thoroughly scrape and clean the oil pan gasket mating surfaces
Drain the cooling system.
Remove the bolts attaching the fan shroud to the radiator and position the shroud over the fan.
Remove the upper intake manifold and throttle body (see Fuel System ).
Remove the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
If equipped with an automatic transmission, disconnect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
Remove the exhaust system.
Raise the engine and place wood blocks under the engine supports.
Drain the crankcase.
Support the transmission with a floor jack and remove the transmission crossmember.
Remove the oil pan attaching bolts and lower the oil pan onto the crossmember.
Removethe two bolts attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the oil pump.Remove the nut attaching the oil pump pickup tube to the No. 3 mainbearing cap stud. Lower the pickup tube and screen into the oil pan.
Remove the oil pan from the vehicle.
Cleanthe oil pan, inlet tube and gasket surfaces. Inspect the gasket sealingsurface for damages and distortion due to overtightening of the bolts.Repair and straighten as required.
Position a new oil pan gasket and seal to the cylinder block.
Positionthe oil pick-up tube and screen to the oil pump and install the lowerattaching bolt and gasket loosely. Install nut attaching to number 3main bearing cap stud.
Place the oil pan on the crossmember. Install the upper pick-up tube bolt. Tighten the pick-up tube bolts.
Position the oil pan to the cylinder block and install the attaching bolts. Tighten to 10-12 ft. lbs. (13-16 Nm).
Install the transmission crossmember.
Raise the engine and remove the blocks under the engine supports. Bolt the engine to the supports.
Install the exhaust system.
If equipped with an automatic transmission, connect the oil cooler line at the left side of the radiator.
Install the nuts and lockwashers attaching the engine support insulators to the chassis bracket.
Install the upper intake manifold and throttle body (see Fuel System ).
Install the fan shroud.
Fill the crankcase.
Fill and bleed the cooling system.