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What does it take to pull an oil pan off a 2001 7.3?

What does it take to pull an oil pan off a 7.3 in a 2001 f-250. I was told you have to pull the motor or the transmission. Any truth to this?
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dont think so on a superduty. they dont hav a crossmember under the motor. the OBS trucks do.

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I was told by the local shop they had to pull one of the other.
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Yes you do. Even on a superduty. You have to pull the motor and flip it upside down for 24 hrs so the gasketmaker seals properly

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i stand corrected...
the 3 motors i did in my OBS i had them out. but i never left the motor turned upside down for any period of time to let the sealent dry.

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i stand corrected...
the 3 motors i did in my OBS i had them out. but i never left the motor turned upside down for any period of time to let the sealent dry.
Thats what the instructions on the ford sealer say to do

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i jus used RTV silicone. never had a leak and stuk like crazy. cant believe theres not a rubber oilpan gasket on these.

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i jus used RTV silicone. never had a leak and stuk like crazy. cant believe theres not a rubber oilpan gasket on these.
I always wondered why there wasnt one too

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Thats what the instructions on the ford sealer say to do
no one ever said ford was smart,meaning they got rid of the 7.3 for a pos 6.0
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Your pulling the pan cause of a leak I assume right. If so where is it leaking? My pan was leaking & I was able to patch it with JB weld. Never thought it would hold up but so far so good. Still does leak a very small amount but but nothing to be concerned about. Some have used POR 15 & had good success but it did not work for me Just a suggestion to try if you don't want to pull the pan right away.

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