« on: April 02, 2013, 04:54:53 PM »
Here is a direct copy from Ford's repair manual. Good luck
Oil Pan, F-150-250-350
Drain the crankcase and the cooling system.
Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Disconnect the starter cable at the starter motor and remove the attaching bolts and starter motor .
Remove the engine front support insulator-to-support bracket nuts and washers on both supports. Raise the front of the engine with a transmission jack and wood block and place 25.4mm (1-inch) thick wood blocks between the front engine support insulator (6038) and front engine support brackets (6028) . Lower the engine and remove the transmission jack.
Remove the oil pan attaching bolts and lower the oil pan to the crossmember. Remove the two oil pump bolts and the one oil pump screen cover and tube nut, and drop the assembly in the oil pan. Remove the oil pan. Remove the oil pan gasket. Remove the oil pump screen cover and tube (6622) from the oil pan.
Clean the gasket surfaces of the oil pump, oil pan and cylinder block. Clean the seal grooves.
Apply a pressure-sensitive silicone-based adhesive (such as G.E., Dow, Loctite or equivalent) to block rails and engine front cover to oil pan surfaces.
Apply a bead of RTV Silicone Rubber D6AZ-19562-AA or -BA (ESE-M4G195-A) or equivalent to parting line between front cover and block (two places) and to tapered ends of rear seal portion of gasket (two places). Immediately install gasket to block to facilitate pan installation.
Clean the oil pump screen cover and tube assembly and place it in the oil pan.
Position the oil pan under the engine. Install the oil pump screen cover and tube assembly on the oil pump with a new gasket. Tighten the two screws to 14-20 Nm (10-15 ft-lb) and one nut to 30-43 Nm (22-32 ft-lb). Position the oil pan against the cylinder block and install oil pan flange reinforcements (6A674) and the attaching bolts.
Tighten all attaching bolts except X, Y and Z as shown to 20-24 Nm (15-18 ft-lb).
Install and tighten remaining bolts. Torque to 20-24 Nm (15-18 ft-lb).
Raise the engine with a transmission jack and remove the wood blocks from the front engine support brackets . Lower the engine until the front engine support insulators are positioned on the front engine support brackets . Install the washers and nuts on the insulator studs and tighten the nuts to 73-100 Nm (54-74 ft-lb).
Install the starter motor and connect the starter cable.
Lower the vehicle. Install the radiator . Refer to Section 03-03.
Install the upper intake manifold and throttle body.
Install the oil pan drain plug, fill the crankcase and cooling system. Refer to Section 03-03.
Start the engine and check for coolant and oil leaks.