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Dodge Repair/2002 dodge ram van 2500 5.9 engine: oil pan removal


how do i replace the oil pan.

Hi Ray,
According to the '04 manual that I have for the Ram with 5.9L diesel engine, you have to install an engine support bracket on the top side, then raise the vehicle and remove the transmission and transfer case if equipped, then the flywheel or flex plate, then the oil pan can be removed. There are some other steps listed but basically that is the idea. I can copy those pages from a CD that I have that gives all the steps, both remove and install.
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