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oil pan

noun
1.
the bottom part of the crankcase of an internal-combustion engine in which the oil used to lubricate the engine accumulates.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples for oil pan
  • Position a catch tub under the oil pan and unscrew the drain plug.
  • Cleans and inspects existing engine parts such as valve cover, oil pan, and fuel rack using parts washer.
  • It is always a good idea to use an oil pan when working on your vehicle to prevent accidental spills.
  • The oil is drained from the car and the oil pan is removed.
  • For example, oil pan will match both oil pan and foil panda, but not oily pan.
  • Remove the drain plug on the bottom of the oil pan, allowing the old oil to drain into your drain pan.
  • The main shipment was found in half of a renovated oil pan.
  • Fifth, at minimum, you should have a block heater and an oil pan heater installed.

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