Acura_MDX_2001-2006

Oil Pump

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Front cover
     
    Timing belt
     
    Timing belt idler pulley
     
    Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Variable Valve Timing and Valve Lift Electronic Control (VTEC) solenoid valve connector
     
    Oil filter adapter
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil pump pickup tube
     
    Oil pump

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    Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump assembly

     

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To install:


NOTE
Use new gaskets and O-ring seals for assembly.

  1. Apply liquid gasket to the oil pump and to the bolt hole threads.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump. Tighten the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
     
    Oil pump pickup tube. Tighten the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil filter adapter
     
    VTEC solenoid valve connector
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    CKP sensor
     
    Timing belt idler pulley
     
    Timing belt
     
    Front cover
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the crankcase to the correct level.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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