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1997 Mercury Villager Oil Pan Removal Installation

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Download 1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Place a suitable container underneath the oil pan drain plug (6730). Remove the oil pan drain plug and allow the engine oil to drain into the container. After the oil has drained out of the oil pan (6675) install the oil pan drain plug. Tighten the oil pan drain plug to 29-39 Nm (22-29 lb-ft). 3. NOTE: Cover the screw-type jack with a shop rag to prevent damage to the crankshaft pulley (6312). Position a screw-type jack at the crankshaft pulley to support the engine (6007). 4. Remove the front engine support insulator through bolt. 5. Remove the rear engine support insulator through bolt. 6. Remove the two rear refrigerant/heater pipe hold-down bracket bolts. 7. Remove the the four transverse member bolts, and remove the transverse member from the vehicle. 8. Remove the exhaust inlet pipe. Refer to Section 09-00 for the removal procedure. 9. Remove the four rear transaxle-to-engine brace bolts. 10. Remove the five front transaxle-to-engine brace bolts. 11. Remove the front transaxle-to-engine brace.