Roommate has a 1995 Civic DX 2dr automatic. The oil pan gasket is leaking a little bit and needs to be replaced. Dealer wants to charge him 200 bucks. The part is ~$15 online.
I'm quite mechanically inclined but have never worked on a Civic before, nor anything front wheel drive before.
- Is there anything that I need to be aware of in this replacement?
- Is it straight forward? or is this a PITA where other crap must be removed from the car before the pan drops? Nope, I haven't looked under his car yet to see the pan itself.
- the gasket itself, just need to clarify which one to get:
or, here is two of them listed here:
Thanks! Any tips are welcome. And yes, I searched without much luck. Difficult to narrow down this basic task that for most of you, who swap engines, etc. is quite commonplace.