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Oil Pan Replacement Estimate for Nissan 280ZX

Nissan 280ZX Oil Pan Replacement costs $935 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1981 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8LService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$2017.27Shop/Dealer Price$2479.39 - $3772.27
1981 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8L TurboService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$826.47Shop/Dealer Price$1007.70 - $1457.77
1983 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8L TurboService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$826.47Shop/Dealer Price$1007.69 - $1457.76
1982 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8LService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$1950.39Shop/Dealer Price$2412.52 - $3705.47
1979 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8LService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$1944.35Shop/Dealer Price$2405.09 - $3693.62
1983 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8LService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$1950.39Shop/Dealer Price$2412.59 - $3705.60
1982 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8L TurboService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$843.22Shop/Dealer Price$1023.98 - $1473.72
1980 Nissan 280ZXL6-2.8LService typeOil Pan ReplacementEstimate$1953.14Shop/Dealer Price$2412.63 - $3695.74
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Oil Pan Replacement Service

What is the Oil Pan all about?

The oil pan holds all the motor oil that keeps your engine lubricated.

The oil pan tends to be a durable part that can last the lifetime of the car. However, a sharp impact with a hard surface at high speed can easily cause the oil pan to start leaking. This condition gets worse as the pan deteriorates.

If you start seeing oil puddles instead of small drips, you’re on borrowed time. The oil pan gasket can also wear out. That gasket which keeps the oil pan sealed can easily get aggravated by a rock or a direct impact with the pavement that is due to the suspension bottoming out.

Keep in mind:

Repairing an oil pan is a dirty and often complicated undertaking. In many cases, there are items that need to be removed in order to fully access the oil pan. This can even include your suspension sub-frame which can take several hours to fully disassemble and put back together.

A lot of people assume that since oil pans only require a single bolt to be moved for oil to be drained, replacing the entire pan is an easy job.

It’s usually not. Along with the repair issues, there are also many items that can go bad well before the pan needs to be replaced. This includes the oil plug which can become stripped. the oil plug gasket which can break or fall apart, and the oil pan gasket which can wear away and begin leaking due to your engine’s heating and cooling cycles.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands
  • The oil is drained and the oil pan removed
  • The new oil pan is installed and new oil and filter installed
  • The engine is started and checked for oil leaks
  • The vehicle is lowered off of the jack stands

Our recommendation:

If you recently went over a bump way too fast or a hard object hit the underside of your car, let one of our mechanics have a closer look.

You should have it inspected by a professional mechanic who can avoid the catastrophic outcomes that can come with an oil pan that dislodges on the road. One small part that weighs a mere two or three pounds is a lot less expensive to replace than an entire engine.

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

  • Oil leaks underneath your car where the oil pan is located.

  • Streaks of oil underneath your vehicle that are right behind your oil pan.

  • A stripped oil drain plug that can’t be replaced either due to it already being oversized or because the oil pan is made out of aluminum instead of steel.

How important is this service?

Ignoring a leaking oil pan it can lead to you paying thousands for a new engine, or even having a repair that may cost more than your entire car.

In the long run, cars last when their owners solve the little problems before they become expensive. So if you see oil leaks underneath your car, get one of our expert mechanics to check that issue.

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Joseph

20 years of experience
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Joseph
20 years of experience
Nissan 280ZX L6-2.8L - Car is not starting - Salt Lake City, Utah
Showed up on time, was down to earth and friendly. He diagnosed the issue fairly quickly, and let me know what to do to fix it. I'd definitely recommend him to my friends when they find themselves needing a mechanic.

Joseph

33 years of experience
540 reviews
Joseph
33 years of experience
Nissan 280ZX L6-2.8L - Clutch Master Cylinder - Dallas, Texas
Joseph was prompt, knowledgable, tested thoroughly and was a pleasure to work with.

Trung

12 years of experience
412 reviews
Trung
12 years of experience
Nissan 280ZX L6-2.8L - Smell in the car - Santa Clara, California
Trung did an excellent job. Found out the gas smell was a fuel canister hose that needed to be replaced.

Scott

21 years of experience
144 reviews
Scott
21 years of experience
Nissan 280ZX L6-2.8L Turbo - Other Inspections - San Diego, California
Scot was great.

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