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Old 12-30-2009, 10:55 AM
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Default Oil pan gasket keeps blowing out

I have a 2000 ford ranger xlt, the oil pan gasket has blown out once and i pulled the engine replaced the gasket and also replaced the PCV valve, after about 6 to 8 weeks of driving the oil pan gasket actually split in half and blew out again, does anyone know what else could be causing this?
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Old 12-30-2009, 12:50 PM
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To much crankcase pressure usually the case on a naturally aspirated, or turbo charged engine

oil pan itself is warped or damaged

Have you considered using black RTV silicone instead of a gasket? it will work and be just as effective
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