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Garage in Reading, 8 years of experience

Hi I’m a Fully Trained and Qualified Automotive Mechanic. I have been in this industry over 8years and I’m fully comfortable to take on any work. -Diagnostic & Repair -MOT Repairs -Gearbox Rebuild -Cam...

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Garage in Wellington, 25 years of experience

I have extensive work experience in MB, VW/Audi group and all small passenger vehicles. I specialise in diagnostics and repairs and carry out brake, ABS and normal servicing

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Garage in Enfield , 45 years of experience

ENVER C offers services such as engine diagnostics, oil changes, brake system repairs, transmission maintenance, suspension work, electrical system troubleshooting, tire services, and general vehicle inspect...

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Garage in Glasgow, 10 years of experience

I done my apprenticeship through Vauxhall and have training with Mercedes, Audi, Ford and Kia, I am also experienced with light commercial vehicles,

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Garage in Hemel Hampstead , 10 years of experience

Mobile and garage-based mechanic covering the Hemel Hampstead area. Fully qualified with all the relevant diagnostics machines.we provided a pick up and drop off vehicle service whit our tow truck So if ...

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Mobile mechanic in Hemel Hempstead, 20 years of experience

Worked in main dealers been self employed for 6 years as mobile mechanic

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Garage in Aldershot, 15 years of experience

Mobile mechanic, pick up and drop off car if extended repair needed, full diagnostic, full service, clutch, suspension, engine repair, cam belt, DPF cleaning, brakes, exhaust and more.

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Garage in Portsmouth, 20 years of experience

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Garage in Lincolnshire, 17 years of experience

I've been in the industry for over 17 years. I have experience in most makes and models. I am always happy to give advice. I take pride in my work.

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Garage in Bristol, 15 years of experience

4 years at a BMW specialist and MOT centre. 5 years at a small local company with vehicle recovery work and repairs.

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Garage in Sheffield , 30 years of experience

Multibrand master techs in house / experience in all major german brand vehicles including prestigious cars, RAC Approved Garage

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Garage in Chelmsford, 10 years of experience

I pride myself on my work making sure I carry out all work to a excellent standard, I have been in the motor trade for 9 years plus. I started at fords as an apprentice and became a fully qualified mechanic/...

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Garage in Aylesbury, 7 years of experience

More than seven years of experience in one of the biggest accident repair garages in London. type of work : replacing body parts full service finding on electrical and ECU issues engine repair incl...

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Garage in Darwen, 14 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about oil sump gasket replacement & repairs

Read our answers to questions about oil sump gasket replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does the oil sump gasket do?

The sump gasket forms the seal between the bottom of the engine block and sump pan. The oil sump gasket is a basic seal made from various materials according to the requirements of the manufacturer. On some vehicles, the gasket is actually a sealant, rather than a physical part.

What does an oil sump gasket replacement involve?

There will be different requirement of the process depending on the engine manufacturer, but the basic requirement is similar as follows;

  • The vehicles will be raised to allow access underneath.
  • Mechanic will inspect the oil sump and the gasket.
  • The engine oil will be drained.
  • The oil sump pan will be removed.
  • The surfaces of the components will be cleaned.
  • A new sump gasket will be fitted or in some cases, new sealant will be applied.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will run the engine and check for any leaks.

Can I do an oil sump gasket replacement myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend an oil sump gasket replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

How do you know if your oil pan gasket is leaking?

As the component is simple, there are only a couple of points to look for;

  • Oil seeping out between the oil sump and the cylinder block.
  • Patches of oil under the car (if no engine undertray fitted)

How long will an oil sump gasket replacement take?

On average, oil sump gasket replacement times can range from 1.5 to 4 hours with an average of 2.5 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should I replace an oil sump gasket?

If there is only a very small, damp oil area around the gasket, it may just need tightening down. However, anything more than that requires the oil sump gasket to be replaced, and this should be done as soon as possible as it will only get worse.

How common is an oil sump gasket replacement?

As every car pretty much has one and it is subject to expansion and contraction as the engine goes from cold to hot and back again, one of the most common causes of engine oil leaks is the oil sump.

Can you drive with a leaking oil pan gasket?

If you suspect there is any issue with your vehicle's engine oil pan gasket or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic as soon as possible. Driving the vehicle may lead to further complications and engine damage.

Is a bad oil sump gasket an MOT failure?

The oil sump gasket is not usually part of the MOT test so it shouldn't result in an MOT failure. However, if the oil sump gasket is causing a severe oil leak, it could result in an MOT failure.

How much does an oil sump gasket replacement cost?

Cost for an oil sump gasket replacement is on average £200, with prices ranging from £130 to £300. Ultimately, the cost of replacing the oil sump gasket depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your oil sump gasket replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

Check out the ClickMechanic price for an oil sump gasket replacement. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price. These estimates may include Engine oil, Engine oil filter and/or Oil sump pan gasket.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for an oil sump gasket replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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