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Old 12-05-2003, 10:07 PM
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Oil pan Gasket leak M104

How difficult a job to do an oil pan gasket? 93' 300E M104.

Just figured out where my oil leak was coming from, other than minor seapage from timing chain cover. Not a major leak, but I have a good amount of seapage on the drivers side of the car, resulting in a few drops in the garage every couple of days. Looks pretty straight forward. I also notice some oil below my oil filter, intake, and PS pump. I need to monitor this to determine source.

I searched the forum, but with no real luck.

I am a fairly ok DIY, just did all my shocks and struts, and swaybars recently, so hope this is doable.

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Old 12-06-2003, 11:03 PM
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Hi Q-Ball

I don't know your car but I did mine on an '87 420 SEL.
They need little torqueing, I believe 8 ftlbs and in my case 2 bolts on the driverside have nuts on top which you have to loosen first. Otherwise the bolt will brake.
My torque wrench needed a calibration. It was clear when the gasket split before I ever got to 8 ftlbs.
Clean the mating surfaces well, oil the gasket well and watch for splitting.
Maybe somebody with your motor will chime in if different.

Good luck

Reinhard Kreutzer

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