Chrysler Full-Size Vans 1989-1998 Repair Guide

Oil Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Drain the engine oil.
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CAUTION
The EPA warns that prolonged contact with used engine oil may cause a number of skin disorders, including cancer! You should make every effort to minimize your exposure to used engine oil. Protective gloves should be worn when changing the oil. Wash your hands and any other exposed skin areas as soon as possible after exposure to used engine oil. Soap and water, or waterless hand cleaner should be used.

  1. Remove the oil pan.
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  3. Remove the pick-up tube from the oil pump.
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  5. Remove the oil pump mounting bolts and remove the oil pump from the rear main bearing cap.
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To install:
  1. Install the oil pump onto the rear main bearing cap. Hold the pump base flush against the mating surface on the main bearing cap. finger tighten the pump attaching bolts. Tighten to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
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  3. Install the pick-up tube.
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  5. Install the oil pan.
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  7. Lower the vehicle.
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  9. Refill the engine with oil.
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WARNING
Operating the engine without the proper amount and type of engine oil will result in severe engine damage.

  1. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Start the engine and check the oil pressure.
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  5. Check for oil leaks.
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  7. Turn the engine off and check the engine oil level.
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