Pictures of how I fixed the Oil Pan Gasket Leak on my 87-95 Nissan Pathfinder.
Removed transmission support brackets.
Support bracket on passenger side. Moved starter out of the way, disconnected oil pressure sensor. See the oil relocation kit.
Oil pan looks leaky back over the starter. Could be from valve cover or transmission front seal leak? I doubt it.
Removed skid plate.
Better view of oil pan with skid plate removed. I'll have to get that steering linkage out of the way. The stabilizer can stay. 2wd so no prob with front diff.
Linkage out of the way.
My alignment might be off.
Bottom of engine. Some sludge. Not going to try to clean it. I will probably just loosen some gunk to get caught somewhere.
There's the dipstick and oil pickup.
Oil pan off. Driver side gasket cleaned off, passenger side still a mess. Plastic putty knife, two wire brushes.
Clean oil pan drying in the sun.
Supplies. New gaskets for front and back of oil pan around crank. Came with silicone make a gasket. I used one of the two tubes.
- Then I finished my beer.
AL B wrote ( 4/24/2014 11:38:08 AM )
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