Word forms: (regular plural) oil pans
( Automotive engineering : Vehicle components , Engine, transmission, and exhaust )
An oil pan is the place under an engine that holds the engine oil.
He had already checked the oil pan for leakage and had seen none.
A vehicle's oil pan is a metal pan that is attached to the bottom of an engine's crankcase.
Remove the oil plug and drain out all the oil from the oil pan.
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