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How-to » Engine » Mechanical, Lubrication & Cooling » How to Replace an Oil Pump
 Note: This is a general guide for all vehicles.

How to Replace an Oil Pump

PARTS
  • Oil Filter
  • Oil Pan Gasket
  • 2 more parts
TOOLS
  • Drain Pan
  • Scraper
STEPS
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Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.



1
Park the vehicle on a solid level surface, and set the parking brake.
2
Place a drain pan under the engine and remove the oil drain plug.
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3
Completely drain the engine oil into the drain pan. Reinstall the drain plug.
4
Lift the front of the vehicle and support it with jack stands.
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5
Remove the oil pan mounting bolts and pry the pan from the engine block.
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6
Remove the oil pan gasket using a gasket scraper tool.
7
Clean the engine block mounting surface with a rag and scraper tool.
8
Using the proper tools, locate and remove engine oil pump.
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9
Install new engine oil pump and torque to the manufacturer's specifications.
10
Place the new oil pan gasket over the pan.
11
Re-install the oil pan back onto the engine block.
12
Add engine oil to manufacturer's capacity specification.
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13
Install the engine oil cap and start the engine.
14
Check the oil after running the engine ensuring that the level is correct and no leaks are present.
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Re-check engine oil pressure to verify the repair.
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