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How do you remove the the entire oil sump so you can change

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How do you remove the the entire oil sump so you can change the timing chain? I have everything else removed but cannot get the upper sump to release all the way
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jake replied 1 year ago.
What model and year Nissan are we working on?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hello Jake,
2003 nissan micra 1.2ltr petrol.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The engine is still in the car and I am in the process of changing a stretched timing chain. Do you have to separate the gearbox from the engine?
Expert:  Jake replied 1 year ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** to remove the upper oil pan, it will require you to separate the gearbox from the block in order to do so on the micra.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was afraid of that. my son had told me that but I could not confirm it until I talked to a proper mechanic. Thanks