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Remove oil pan without lifting engine

Looked around and could find a definitive answer to my question. I’m going to do a clutch in my truck along with a rear main seal as it’s leaking. My question is, can I just remove the flywheel housing and then slide the oil pan straight back? Has anyone done this? It doesn’t need to be done, but if it just takes removing that housing I might as well do it as preventive maintenance.


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Hi you should be able to but you will need to support the rear of the motor some how.

OIL PAN

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect the battery negative cables.
(2) Install engine support fixture # 8534.
(3) Raise vehicle on hoist.
(4) Disconnect starter cables from starter motor.
(5) Remove transmission and transfer case (if equipped).
(6) Remove flywheel or flexplate.
(7) Remove starter motor and transmission adapter plate assembly.

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Hi you should be able to but you will need to support the rear of the motor some how.

OIL PAN

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect the battery negative cables.
(2) Install engine support fixture # 8534.
(3) Raise vehicle on hoist.
(4) Disconnect starter cables from starter motor.
(5) Remove transmission and transfer case (if equipped).
(6) Remove flywheel or flexplate.
(7) Remove starter motor and transmission adapter plate assembly.
Beautiful! That’s what I like to hear!

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Hi that is for a 2003 but a 2006 will be same.

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Perfect, thank you

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Hi are you going to replace the pan? If not i would look really well at your pan they like to rust under that black coating.

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Hi are you going to replace the pan? If not i would look really well at your pan they like to rust under that black coating.
Yes, I will be replacing the pan as it has bubbles. No leak from the pan itself, but I might as well replace it as I’m in there.

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Yeah, I just did mine and still had to lift engine. I also had to drop the rack and pinion. But mine is a 2wd, you may have enough clearance with a 4wd.

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Yea mines a 4x4 with a 3.5” lift so I won’t have to lower the axle.

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2006 service manual says remove trans, flywheel or flexplate, starter, remove bolts to pan, remove suction tube at front of pan 2 bolts (make sure you have a gasket for it) slide pan out back of engine. I just replaced my oil pan and pan gasket. I cut the cross member (remove brake line that runs along the cross member) and welded it back in 3 hour job.

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2006 service manual says remove trans, flywheel or flexplate, starter, remove bolts to pan, remove suction tube at front of pan 2 bolts (make sure you have a gasket for it) slide pan out back of engine. I just replaced my oil pan and pan gasket. I cut the cross member (remove brake line that runs along the cross member) and welded it back in 3 hour job.
That’s one way to do it and to me it’s pretty hack. The PO did it to my truck cuz I can see the two big welds on the crossmember. I was gonna cut it right out and make up a removable crossmember.
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I ground my welds and added more steel. looks better than factory
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