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jasonbi 11-18-2012 04:54 PM

oil pan
so i discovered a tiny leak under the car today.....of course a few days after i pumped $50 worth of synthetic oil in there:( i noticed the pan was wet with oil prior to the oil change....just wondering if the oil pan off the z-tec is the same as the svt? thanks!!

xxMichaelAnthony 11-18-2012 05:44 PM

IIRC it is the same.

jasonbi 11-18-2012 06:35 PM

great thanks...gonna confirm tomorrow at ford. just getting an idea on pricing tonight. couldn't find one at napa listed under svt.

sailor 11-18-2012 07:05 PM

just a dumb question, why a pan?

Did you hit something with it?

(I've got a damp pan to deal with I noticed on the last oil change, but it looks like the O-ring that seals the dipstick tube is the culprit....)

jasonbi 11-18-2012 10:44 PM

didn't hit anything(that i know of)...last year i noticed a lot of rust on it. tried to clean it all off and coated it with high temp paint. crawled under last week to do the oil change and noticed a lot of rust and oil on the bottom of the pan, not leaking from up top by the gasket or coming from the drain plug.

sailor 11-19-2012 08:24 AM

Ahhh... OK

Seen it more often on differentials, but I've heard of steel pans giving up as well....

Gets real "crusty" and starts seeping....

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