How to Install an Oil Pan Baffle - Moroso - Track Life Episode 5
Drain Engine Oil
First, make to sure to drain the engine oil for the oil pan.
Remove the Crossbar
Next, unscrew the crossbar bolts and remove the crossbar.
Remove Transmission Bolts
To remove the oil pan, remove the two 14mm bolts connecting the transmission to the oil pan.
Remove AC Compressor
If your car is equipped with an AC compressor, remove it from it's attachment bracket to the oil pan.
Remove Oil Pan Screws
Next, make sure you remove all the screws attaching the oil pan to your vehicle. There are a handful of them, so double check to see that you've removed all of them before the next step.
Remove the Oil Pan
There's usually silicone sealant securing the oil pan, so before removing make sure your work from one of the safe spots to remove the oil pan with marring or galling the surface. Next, remove the excess silicone with a razor.
Clean and Apply Silicone to Oil Pan
Make sure to clean your oil pan and other mating surfaces with break cleaner. After doing so, apply silicone on to the surface. Don't apply too much silicone.
Re-attach Oil Pan
In reverse order of removal, take your oil pan and re-attach it with its bolts, back on to the vehicle.
Once the oil pan baffle has been re-attached in place, refill your oil tank with new oil.