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Oil Pan Gasket Replacement Estimate for Ford Fairmont

Ford Fairmont Oil Pan Gasket Replacement costs $301 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$281 to $390
Labor: $228 -$332
Parts: $53 -$58
Average Dealer price
$409 to 501
Average Shop price
$338 to 418
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1981 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$334.44Shop/Dealer Price$408.37 - $523.96
1979 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$348.44Shop/Dealer Price$425.51 - $543.46
1981 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$397.44Shop/Dealer Price$484.53 - $610.01
1980 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$334.44Shop/Dealer Price$408.51 - $524.22
1978 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$334.44Shop/Dealer Price$408.40 - $524.03
1980 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$397.44Shop/Dealer Price$484.41 - $609.80
1982 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$405.54Shop/Dealer Price$494.92 - $626.66
1983 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$348.44Shop/Dealer Price$425.50 - $543.44
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Oil Pan Gasket Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Oil Pan Gasket all about?

An oil pan is a metal container that contains the engine oil. The oil pan gasket seals the oil pan to the bottom of the engine. The engine has a lot of moving parts that need to be kept lubricated by the engine oil, without which the parts will damage each other. The oil pan and the gaskets are located under the car and are attached to the bottom of the engine. It is common for the gaskets to wear out and start leaking oil. You will see oil on the ground beneath your car. If the oil is leaking, you may see an engine oil warning light in the dashboard. If you continue to drive your car without the proper amount of oil, you will risk severe damage to the engine.

Keep in mind:

  • If road debris has caused damage in your oil pan gasket, then your oil pan may be damaged as well.
  • Oil pan gaskets can collect grease from many leaking parts. It’s important for a mechanic to verify that the gasket is leaking directly from the oil pan, and not just collecting oil from a different leak.
  • Oil pan gaskets can be made out of many different materials.

How it's done:

  • Check oil pan for leaks and damage.
  • Remove engine oil pan and gasket.
  • Remove oil and filter.
  • Clean oil pan.
  • Install new gasket.
  • Add new engine oil and filter.
  • Run engine to operating temperature and check for any oil leaks.

Our recommendation:

Any time your vehicle is serviced or inspected, you should have the oil checked. Even if a mechanic doesn’t look at your oil pan gasket directly, simply checking the oil will usually indicate if there’s a problem. If your Oil Low warning light becomes illuminated or you notice that your vehicle is leaking oil, schedule an inspection immediately.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Oil Pan Gasket?

  • Consistent oil leak in the same spot under your car.
  • Smoke from engine compartment due to oil leaking on hot exhaust pipes.

How important is this service?

Your engine needs oil to function properly and safely. The oil in your car is collected and stored in the oil pan. The oil pan gasket acts as a seal for the oil pan. When the gaskets are damaged, oil will leak out of the oil pan, past the gaskets, and out of your engine. As a result, your engine will lose oil, which can result in catastrophic engine damage.

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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1981 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$334.44Shop/Dealer Price$408.37 - $523.96
1979 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$348.44Shop/Dealer Price$425.51 - $543.46
1981 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$397.44Shop/Dealer Price$484.53 - $610.01
1980 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$334.44Shop/Dealer Price$408.51 - $524.22
1978 Ford FairmontL6-3.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$334.44Shop/Dealer Price$408.40 - $524.03
1980 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$397.44Shop/Dealer Price$484.41 - $609.80
1982 Ford FairmontV8-4.2LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$405.54Shop/Dealer Price$494.92 - $626.66
1983 Ford FairmontL4-2.3LService typeOil Pan Gasket ReplacementYourMechanic Price$348.44Shop/Dealer Price$425.50 - $543.44
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