Yes, sometimes additives can break sludge loose and cause problems. Below are the steps to remove your pan.
- Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.
- Remove engine oil dipstick.
- Raise vehicle.
- Drain engine oil.
- Remove exhaust pipe.
- Remove left engine to transmission strut.
- Loosen the right side engine support bracket cushion thru-bolt nut and raise the engine slightly. Remove oil pan by sliding backward and out.
- Remove the one-piece gasket.