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4261Re: e28 OIL PAN REMOVAL

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  • Devon
    Mar 17, 2006
      --- In bmwe28@..., "Jennifer Bishop"
      <mysticalwings@e...> wrote:
      >
      > There are 2 motor mounts.Just jack it up there ,On the mounts.Just
      remove the bolts on the frme crossbar
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Gerald Paul
      > To: bmwe28@...
      > Sent: 3/16/2006 7:00:01 PM
      > Subject: Re: [bmw e28] Re: e28 OIL PAN REMOVAL
      >
      >
      > The Bentley manual says to use an engine hoist, but I
      > liked the idea of jacking it up. How and at what
      > points did you jack it up at? I have a very leaky
      > oil pan on my 88 535is and need to replace very soon.
      > Thanks,
      > Jerry
      >
      > --- bigdsmashman <mysticalwings@e...> wrote:
      >
      > > --- In bmwe28@..., "John"
      > > <grafton_56@y...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > This is the procedure for 533i 535i
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > 1.remove oil 2. disconnect oil level sender wire.
      > > > 3.remove the hex head boltsand TORX head bolts
      > > that
      > > > secure the bell housing reinforcement plate,remove
      > > plate.
      > > > 4.remove the alternator and bracket
      > > > 5.without disconnecting the fluid lines,remove the
      > > power
      > > > steering pump and its bracket.Support the pump
      > > with a piece
      > > > of stiff wire.
      > > > 6.remove the lower part of the airconditioning
      > > compressor bracket.
      > > > 7.remove the engine mount retaining nuts.using a
      > > engine lifting
      > > device
      > > > at the front and rear engine lifting points,raise
      > > the engine as
      > > much
      > > > as possible.
      > > > 8.remove the oil pan retaining bolts and lower the
      > > oil pan.
      > > > remove oil pump mounting bolts and lower the pump
      > > in to the pan,
      > > > NOTE some pumps have a third mounting bolt at the
      > > rear.
      > > > also if the pan is stuck use a rubber mallet to
      > > tap it don't pry
      > > it.
      > > > 9.rotate the crankshaft so that no.6 connection
      > > rod jounal is at
      > > it's
      > > > highest point(tdc) and withdraw the oil pan. If
      > > necessary rotate
      > > the
      > > > crankshaft to get extra clearance as the pan is
      > > being removed.
      > > > INSTALLATION is the reverse of removal,thoroughly
      > > clean all the
      > > old
      > > > gasket material from the mating surfaces. coat the
      > > mating surfaces
      > > > on the timing case and the end cover with a
      > > sealing
      > > compound.install
      > > > the oil pan with a new gasket.Tighten the oil pan
      > > mounting bolts
      > > > evenly in stages.reconnect oil level sender
      > > wire.after completing
      > > > the rest of the fittings. DON'T FORGET THE
      > > ENGINE OIL !!!!!!
      > > > good luck and work safe JOHN
      > > > I agree with all ,but removing power steering
      > > pump,ac unit and
      > > alternator.I have a 533i and have never had to do
      > > all that ,just
      > > loosening power steering pump and lower bolts on
      > > bracket should give
      > > enough clearance to get the one pesky oilpan bolt
      > > also the engine
      > > only needs to go up a couple of inches,so i just
      > > jack it up .it
      > > saves me hours of labor and headache..just a
      > > suggestion...
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      > > > >



      Just remember to open the hood,LOL O and that word is Frame
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