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Old 10-07-2010, 03:39 PM
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removing the oil pan on a 02 psd

ok guys need a quick answer...i work at a a truck shop an i had a f350 duelly come in this afternoon with a rusted out oil pan...one of the guys said the engine had to be picked up a little bit to get it out an another guys said i will prolly need to pull the engine??? any of you guy had to do this an what did you have to do??? thanx a bunch guys
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Old 10-07-2010, 03:43 PM
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From what i have heard, the proper way to do it is to remove the engine. This is because the engine should be turned upside down so that the pan seals to the engine properly by gravity. It is a silicone type gasket so thats why. Now my ford dealer says they can do them by just jacking up the engine like you stated and replacing it. So i guess either way would work, but one requires a lot more work with possibly better results.
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welll so far i have the tranny and the tc out an the engine lifted up about 2 inches an still no luck getting the pan out...monday the plan is to yank the turbo an the fan an lift it up more to c if that will allow it to come out then....
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There's a guy here who's a Ford Tech and says the engine really should be removed and inverted on a stand to do it right. He also says you can get it out without the trans in by lifting it as high as you can then reaching in and disconnecting the oil pick-up tube so it doesn't hit the shallow part of the pan when you draw it out.

Also, have you seen this ->
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what happens to the rusty pan, does it just rot out and continue to run through the motor?
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Old 10-08-2010, 02:25 PM
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That is one good video. I wonder how well it really holds up?
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