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Q: Hi can you use gasket maker on 05 impala oil pan 3.8 instead of paying 100 bucks for gasket

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Can you use gasket maker on my engine oil pan.

My car has 250 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. If you use gasket maker instead o...

Hi there. If you use gasket maker instead of the gasket made for the motor, then you would not have a good seal and the oil pan would be too close to the oil pickup tube and restrict the oil flow in to the engine. You may be able to find a cheaper aftermarket gasket.

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