Having problems with your 1999 Saturn SL ?

How to change oil pan gasket on saturn s seies

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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To remove the oil pan you have to lower the subframe
\015\012it pays about 3.5 labor hours
\015\012so if youre not experienced i would advise against DIY
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