Fiat Uno Manual
Sump pan - removal and refitting (903 cc engine)Engine / Sump pan - removal and refitting (903 cc engine)
1 Drain the engine oil.
2 Unscrew and remove the four nuts and twelve bolts and lift away the sump pan. If it has stuck on the gasket carefully tap the side of the mating flange to break the seal.
Remove the gasket and clean away any pieces of gasket cement which are adhering to the flanges.
3 Remove the sealing strips from the recesses at either end of the sump pan.
4 Fit the new sealing strips and if necessary, trim their ends until they are just proud of the sump pan flange (photo).
8.4 Sump pan sealing strip
5 Using thick grease, stick the gasket side strips to the crankcase.
6 Apply a blob of jointing compound at the points of overlap of the side gaskets and strips.
7 Offer up the sump pan, screw in and tighten the bolts and nuts progressively (photos).
8.7A Fitting the sump pan
8.7B Sump pan nut, bolts and washers
8 Refill the engine with oil.