Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Oil Pump. Please follow the instructions carefully.
Things You’ll Need:
- Combination Wrench Set
- Drain Pan
- Socket and Ratchet Set
- Oil Filter
- Oil Pan Gasket
- Oil Pump Gasket
- Oil Pump
- DIY Costs: Est. $310.99 parts only
- Shop Costs: Est. $685.54 parts and labor
- Prop the engine hood up and look for the engine oil reservoir.
- Pull the dipstick out of the reservoir and turn the engine on so that the oil becomes warm.
- Place a drain pan under the engine oil reservoir and unplug oil fill cap and also the drain plug.
- Once the oil is drained out, remove the drain pan.
- Raise the front of the vehicle with jack and secure it on jack stands. Chock the rear wheels.
- Take the oil pan gasket off with the help of gasket scraper tool.
- Wipe off the mounting surface on engine block to remove the remaining particles of the old gasket with scraper tool.
- Next, you need to take the oil pump out with a suitable tool.
- Position the new engine oil pump in place and secure it.
- Position the new gasket on the mounting surface of engine block and carefully adjust the oil pan back onto the engine block.
- Recap the engine oil fill and turn the engine on.
- Check the oil level again and also the surrounding areas for any signs of leak.
Tips & Warning
- Don’t ever forget to use protective clothing while working with your vehicle. Use safety goggles, latex gloves, or closed toe shoes to prevent injuries.