9-3 1999

Oil Pump


Removal & Installation

2.0L And 2.3L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Air cleaner and relieve the belt tension
    Right front wheel and inner wheel well cover
    Crankshaft pulley and oil pump circlip
    Oil pump cover and gears

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    Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump assembly 2.0L-2.3L Engines



To install:

  1. Make certain that the markings on the oil pump ring gear faces outward and check the condition of the O-ring, replace if necessary.
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump gears and cover
    Oil pump circlip with the chamfer facing outward and the opening facing downward
    Crankshaft pulley and torque the bolt to 130 ft. lbs. (175 Nm)
    Right front inner wheel well and front tire
    Air cleaner and tension the drive belt
    Negative battery cable