Replacing all oil pan gasket

Asked by May 07, 2016 at 07:07 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is it possible to change the oil pan gasket
on a 2005 Chevy equinox 3.4 L engine
without pulling the motor?

1 Answer


I am in the process of doing it now, I do not believe you have to pull the engine but you will need the engine cradle that goes ove the shock towers and to the front frame to hols the engine up. This part is NOT rentable from auto parts stores. I am using an engine hoist to hold the engine up. I makes it a bit difficult to get under the car but doable. I expect the whole process to take about six hours. hope this helps. Lobo002

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