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take your engine out to change the oil pan gasket on a 1999 ram 1500

Customer Question

do you have to take your engine out to change the oil pan gasket on a 1999 ram 1500
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Jason replied 5 years ago.

Jason :

no you just raise it up a little.

Jason :

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.
  2. Remove engine oil dipstick.
  3. Raise vehicle.
  4. Drain engine oil.
  5. Remove exhaust pipe
  6. Remove left engine to transmission strut.
  7. Loosen the right, side engine support bracket cushion thru-bolt nut and raise the engine slightly. Remove oil pan by sliding backward and out.
  8. Remove the one-piece gasket.

INSTALLATION

  1. Clean the block and pan gasket surfaces.
  2. Trim or remove excess sealant film in the rear main cap oil pan gasket groove. DO NOT remove the sealant inside the rear main cap slots.
  3. If present, trim excess sealant from inside the engine.