Oil Pan Replacement at your home or office in La Jolla.

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How much does Oil Pan Replacement cost in La Jolla?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in La Jolla. Our mechanics in La Jolla 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 in La Jolla.

Oil Pan Replacement pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse$556$199.87$356.217%$602.99
2006 Chevrolet Optra$772$368.52$403.706%$825.39
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500$811$454.67$356.215%$857.79
2011 Audi TT Quattro$633$229.74$403.707%$686.61
2015 Audi A3$791$434.31$356.215%$837.43
2015 Porsche Boxster$1053$810.41$242.222%$1084.53

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.


Recent Oil Pan Replacement reviews in La Jolla

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Jasmine

23 years of experience
102 reviews
Jasmine
23 years of experience
Fast Job

Ediee

5 years of experience
48 reviews
Ediee
5 years of experience
Excellent mechanic. Would highly recommend

Wesley

9 years of experience
111 reviews
Wesley
9 years of experience
Very nice and professional! Worked 'overtime' to make sure everything was done correctly. Would definitely use him again.

Edgar

8 years of experience
202 reviews
Edgar
8 years of experience
Hard working, on time, had tools and patience to get the job done in parking lot. Most similar jobs in garage with lift.

John

27 years of experience
1019 reviews
John
27 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.

Daniel

25 years of experience
3 reviews
Daniel
25 years of experience
He was on time, knowledgeable, and super nice. Definitely recommend and would do business with again. :)

Robert

20 years of experience
1092 reviews
Robert
20 years of experience
Robert did an amazing job with our long list of items to be done on our Jeep Wrangler. He came right on time and finished early. Phenomenal experience. Can't wait to work with him again!

Graham

17 years of experience
137 reviews
Graham
17 years of experience
He is very knowledgable mechanic who is generous with his time and insights into your cars condition. He did a good job replacing my oil pan and provided recommendations for future services, if necessary.

Sam

15 years of experience
123 reviews
Sam
15 years of experience
Sam was great, 5 stars!!!

Eric

12 years of experience
230 reviews
Eric
12 years of experience
ERIC IS THE MAN!!! If you want A-1 service, ask for Eric as your mechanic. Very good at trouble shooting any problems. Eric took excellent care of my car. He's very professional and polite,as well as very clean. EXCELLENT JOB ERIC, I hope everyone request you. Thank you for everything. Tim Strohmeier

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