Dodge Aspen/Volare 1976-1980 Repair Guide

Oil Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Oiling system used on the 225 cu. in. 6-cylinder engine



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Fig. Fig. 2 Oiling system used on the 318 and 360 cu. in. 8-cylinder engines

Six-Cylinder Engine


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Fig. Fig. 3 Exploded view of the 225 cu. in. 6-cylinder engine oil pump

  1. Drain the radiator, disconnect its upper and lower hoses, and remove the fan shroud.
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  3. Raise the vehicle and remove the front engine mounting bolts. Jack the engine up 2 in. under the right front corner of the oil pan.
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  5. Remove the oil filter, oil pump attaching bolts, and pump assembly.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedures. Always us a new O-ring and gaskets. Tighten the bolts to 200 in. lbs.
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V8 Engines


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Fig. Fig. 4 Exploded view of the 318 and 360 cu. in. 8-cylinder engines oil pump

  1. Remove the oil pan.
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  3. Remove the oil pump from the rear main bearing cap.
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  5. Reverse the above steps to install. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs.
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