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ruebs
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   6th Apr 05 at 03:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Cant anyone tell me how hard it is to replace the sump gasket on an holden/opel (i am in australia) 1.6lt 16v Gsi

I am a novice but capable if not to hard

Can you do the sump gasket without taking the engine out if so what are the steps any directions will be useful (photo directions if anyone has them would be appreciated)

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Thanks in advance
Ruebs
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6th Apr 05 at 04:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

hi ruebs, the sump gasket is really easy to do, quite simply, get under the car, and locate the sump plug, unscrew, drain oil into container, fit gasket, replace and tighten up plug and refill with some fresh oil. Why you are at it, fit a new oil filter, which is the canister shape thing at the front of the engine near the bottom of the block.
ruebs
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Thanks for that info but when I look at the leak it is from were the sump meets the engine at the front opposite the radiator not arround the sump plug is that what u meant

am i making any sense of what my problem is the mechanic told me i need it done when i had it in for a weird temprature problem

thanks

Ruebs
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im getting confused when you said sump gasket, i thought you were referring to the sump nut washer yes i suspect you will need a ramp to refit a sump gasket. dont quote me on that though.
where in auz you from?
ruebs
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Coogee two beaches south of bondi in sydney are u a local
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6th Apr 05 at 06:52   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

still easy.

drain oil.
remove exhaust downpipe (3nuts)
take out the 15 sump nuts.
clean mating faces of sump and block with emery cloth
apply sealing compound to the 4 joints on the block(you will see what i mean!)
fit new gasket.
re-fit everything
fit new oil filter
fill up with oil
job done.

should take 1-2 hours.
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6th Apr 05 at 07:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Pretty sure this is were vaux said i have a oil leak, gonna get my engine steam cleaned to find out for sure.

Whats this temp problem? mine seems to get very hot and quickly when sat idle unless i have the heater on.
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Hi

Temp problem is the temp gauge fluxuateds between 90 and 100 back and forth all the time ok when driving from wind cooling engine down replaced thermo , temp switch, been told that the head casket may be blown what do u think


Thanks Alex
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Also thanks for the infomation on how to rplace the sump gasket your a life and money saver
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quote:
Originally posted by ruebs
Coogee two beaches south of bondi in sydney are u a local


im in the western suburbs, however i know people who work in the palace
ruebs
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palace is an good place im a bit two old 30 for the palace now good for a local drink on sundays at aquarium bar

 
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