OIL PAN AND OIL STRAINER
Revision: 2005 August 2005 350Z
b. Insert seal cutter [SST] between oil pan (upper) and oil pan
? Be careful not to damage the mating surfaces.
? Do not insert screwdriver, this will damage the mating
21. Remove baffle plate.
22. Remove oil strainer.
23. Remove transmission joint bolts which pierce oil pan (upper). Refer to MT-18, "
BLY" (M/T models) or AT-272, "TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY" (A/T models).
24. Remove rear cover plate.
25. Loosen mounting bolts with power tool in reverse order as
shown in the figure to remove oil pan (upper).
? Insert seal cutter [SST: KV10111100 (J37228)] between oil
pan (upper) and cylinder block. Slide seal cutter by tapping on
the side of tool with hammer. Remove oil pan (upper).
Be careful not to damage mating surface.
26. Remove O-rings from bottom of cylinder block and oil pump.
27. Remove oil pan gaskets.
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL
Clean oil strainer if any object attached.