1   Firmly apply the handbrake of Fiat Punto, then jack up the front of the car and support it securely on axle stands. Drain the engine oil.
2  Remove the exhaust manifold.
3  Unbolt and remove the cover plate from the base of the transmission bellhousing.
4  Unscrew the sump securing bolts and nuts then cut through as much of the joint sealant
as possible using a sharp knife. Pull the sump downwards to release it from the remaining sealant and remove it from under the car Fiat Punto.
5  Thoroughly clean the sump and the cylinder block mating surfaces ensuring that all traces of old sealant are removed.

6  Apply a 3.0 mm head of RTV silicone sealant to the sump flange, then locate the sump in position. Refit the retaining bolts and nuts and tighten to the specified torque.
7  Refit the cover plate to the transmission bellhousing and tighten the retaining bolts of Fiat Punto securely.
8  Refit the exhaust manifold.
9  Lower the car to the ground and fill the engine with oil.