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Oil pan leak

Oil pan gaket needs replacement.

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2010

    4wd & 6 cyl!

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  • tim mcgrath May 11, 2010

    2wd or 4wd 4 or 6 cyl engine (8th digit of vin number) so can give prpoer directions in replacing oil pan gasket

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Buy a tube of sealer called Right Stuff
1. Remove the flexible exhaust pipe
2. Disconnect the downstream catalyst monitor sendor (OXYGEN SENSOR)
3. Drain engine oil
4. Remove the 15 bolts and the oil pan
5. Clean pan & surface area.
6. Apply sealer 10mm (0.40 inch) diameter of sealer
7. Position oil pan and hand-tighten the oil pan bolts
8. Start with front of oil pan tighten each bolts going around oil pan till all are tighten up.
9. Install exhaust flexible exhaust pipe
10. Connect OXYGEN SENSOR connector
11. Lower the vehicle.
12. Fill oil 5w20 (Spec)

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SOURCE: oil pan gasket leaks 02 neon

This is not an question that can answered in this forum...it's too involved and takes mechanical skills. I know these cars have always had oil leaks, and was a constant problem. Take it to a good tech for inspection or repair.

Posted on Jan 16, 2010

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