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How much does Oil Pan Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Volkswagen Passat $438 $197.00 $241.50 22% $567.87
2006 Subaru Forester $301 $129.52 $171.50 23% $392.89
2013 Kia Forte Koup $319 $140.52 $178.50 23% $414.64
2006 Audi A4 Quattro $485 $243.20 $241.50 21% $614.07
2012 BMW Z4 $574 $276.83 $297.50 21% $733.70
2006 Porsche Cayenne $1319 $1140.78 $178.50 6% $1414.90
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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.

Fast and easy Oil Pan Replacement service at your home or office.

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YourMechanic Oil Pan Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.6/5

Number of Reviews

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Albert

19 years of experience
21 reviews
Albert
19 years of experience
Very friendly and efficient. Texted to notify he was running late and then again when he was on his way.
2005 DODGE STRATUS - OIL PAN - GREENWOOD, INDIANA

John

24 years of experience
254 reviews
John
24 years of experience
My husband was very pleased with John's professional and detailed care in the replacement of our daughter's leaking oil pan. John gets an A+ rating from our household. Going forward we will request John's expertise in all our car repairs.
2009 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER - OIL PAN - PEARLAND, TEXAS

Pete

13 years of experience
174 reviews
Pete
13 years of experience
Quick service and he even cleaned up any oil that spilled, thanks Pete!
1999 HONDA CIVIC - OIL PAN - EL CAJON, CALIFORNIA

Patrick

12 years of experience
254 reviews
Patrick
12 years of experience
Friendly and knowledgeable.
2010 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN - OIL PAN - COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA

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