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I have a 2010 crown Victoria inceptor and just had the oil

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I have a 2010 crown Victoria inceptor and just had the oil changed and was told that the oil plug is in jeopardy of failing because of a weld that is near plug is giving out. Was told that the oil pan would have to be replaced.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

yes you definitely need to get that replaced , I have include for you the parts and labor for this job with the procedure of R&R oil pan & some diagrams .

you lose the oil pan ,you going to lose all the oil in the engine and you will end up needing to replace it or rebuild which is much more expensive then the oil pan job

Parts : oil pan gasket $100

Labor : 6.6 hr

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2010 Ford Crown Victoria V8-4.6L

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Parts InformationOEM Part #Price

Oil Pan

31 - Oil Pan

3W7Z6675BC$106.83

Labor InformationSkill LevelMfg. WarrantyStandard

Replace Without CNG

B3.24.6

Replace With CNG

B4.76.6

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2010 Ford Crown Victoria V8-4.6L

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Removal

1. WARNING: Before servicing a vehicle equipped with a fire suppression system, depower the system by following the procedure in Vehicle Jacking and Lifting. Failure to follow the instructions may result in serious personal injury.

With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Vehicle Jacking and Lifting.

2. Remove the front crossmember.

3. Remove the bolt and the nut. Position the transmission cooler tubes aside.

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4. Drain the engine oil.
- Install the drain plug when finished.

- Tighten to 23 Nm (17 lb-ft).

5. Detach the 2 pin-type wire harness retainers.

6. Remove the oil pan bolts in the sequence shown.

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7. Remove the oil pan and the gasket.

Installation

1. NOTICE: Do not use metal scrapers, wire brushes, power abrasive discs or other abrasive means to clean the gasket mating surfaces. These tools cause scratches and gouges, which make leak paths. Use a plastic scraping tool to remove all traces of old sealant.

Clean and inspect the mating surfaces.

2. NOTICE: If not secured within 4 minutes, the sealant must be removed and the sealing area cleaned. To clean the sealing area, use silicone gasket remover and metal surface prep. Follow the directions on the packaging. Failure to follow this procedure can cause future oil leakage.

Apply silicone gasket and sealant at the rear seal retainer-to-cylinder block sealing surface.

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3. NOTICE: If not secured within 4 minutes, the sealant must be removed and the sealing area cleaned. To clean the sealing area, use silicone gasket remover and metal surface prep. Follow the directions on the packaging. Failure to follow this procedure can cause future oil leakage.

Apply silicone gasket and sealant at the engine front cover-to-cylinder block mating surface.

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4. Position the oil pan gasket and the oil pan.

5. Tighten the bolts in 2 stages, in the sequence shown.
- Stage 1: Tighten to 20 Nm (177 lb-in).

- Stage 2: Rotate an additional 60 degrees.

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6. Attach the 2 pin-type wire harness retainers.

7. Position the transmission cooler tubes and install the bolt and the nut.

1. Tighten the bolt to 15 Nm (133 lb-in).

2. Tighten the nut to 9 Nm (80 lb-in).

8. Install the front crossmember.

9. Fill the engine with clean engine oil.

10. Start the engine and check for leaks.

11. WARNING: If the vehicle is equipped with a fire suppression system, repower the system. For important safety warnings and procedures, refer to Vehicle Jacking and Lifting. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.

If equipped with a fire suppression system, repower the system.

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