4-91. DIPSTICK AND DIPSTICK TUBE REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
Oil Pan (1801398C91)
RTV Sealant (Appendix D, Item 45)
Plug Gasket (59658D)
Oil (Appendix D, Item 37)
Solvent (Appendix D, Item 54)
General Safety Instructions
Transmission in N) neutral.
Parking brake set.
Remove drain plug (1) and gasket (2) and
drain oil into catch basin.
Remove bolts (3) securing oil pan (4) to crank
Remove oil pan (4) and gasket (5).
Cleaning solvent (Appendix D, Item
54) is both toxic and flammable.
Keep off skin. Use only in a
well-ventilated area and avoid pro-
longed breathing of vapors. Keep
away from open flames.
Remove all old gasket and RTV sealant from
the oil pan and engine block with cleaning sol-
vent (Appendix D, Item 54).
Only a small amount of sealant is required. Excessive
amounts of sealant may prevent proper sealing of the
Apply a 3/16 inch (5 mm) bead of RTV sealant
(Appendix D, Item 45) to the oil pan sealing
surface inboard of the bolt holes.
The sealer must be wet to the touch when the oil pan
Install the oil pan gasket (5).
Install the oil pan (4) to the engine with the oil
pan bolts (3).
Install new drain plug gasket (2) and install
drain plug (1).
Fill engine with oil (Appendix D, Item 37).
Connect battery cables.