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Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2007 1:15 pm 
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Howzit goin?

I need to replace my sump gasket does the engine need to come out or can i remove the crossmember to get at it?

thanks i appreciate any advise

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Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2007 3:39 pm 
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On a V8 it can be taken out..
On a 6 try tightening the sump bolts first ???
WE have found some very loose and leaking due to way too loose sump bolts....

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:50 pm 
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Thankz
i completely forgot to say it was V8, so i can remove the cross member sweet as i shall give it a go. cheers

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2007 7:12 pm 
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You can replace the gasket without having to remove anything bar the sump. It gives you about 2 inches of room to play with, so not a huge amount, and so can be a bit fiddly, but could save you a bit of time in the process.
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Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:45 pm 
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Yep just remove the sump guard and lower radiator hose and it should come out after removing sump bolts...

 

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