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    Ford Taurus/Sable 1996-1999 Repair Guide

    Oil Pump

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    REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



    3.0L OHV Engines

    See Figure 1

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2.  
    3. Raise and safely support the vehicle with jackstands.
    4.  
    5. Drain the engine oil.
    6.  
    7. Remove the engine oil pan.
    8.  
    9. Remove the oil pump retaining bolt and remove the oil pump and the oil pump intermediate shaft from the engine.
    10.  
    11. If replacing the engine oil pump, separate the intermediate shaft from the oil pump.
    12.  

    To install:


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    Fig. Fig. 1: Oil pump mounting. Make sure the retaining ring is positioned on the oil pump intermediate shaft (insert)-3.0L DOHC engines

    1. If replacing the engine oil pump, insert the oil pump intermediate shaft into the hex drive hole in the new oil pump assembly until the intermediate shaft retaining ring clicks into place.
    2.  
    3. Prime the new oil pump by filling either the inlet or the outlet port with engine oil. Rotate the pump shaft to distribute the oil within the oil pump body cavity.
    4.  
    5. Insert the oil pump intermediate shaft assembly through the hole in the rear main bearing cap and place the oil pump onto the locating pins.
    6.  
    7. Install the oil pump retaining bolt and tighten the retaining bolt to 30-40 ft. lbs. (40-55 Nm).
    8.  
    9. Install the engine oil pan.
    10.  
    11. Lower the vehicle. Fill the crankcase with the proper type and quantity of engine oil.
    12.  
    13. Connect the negative battery cable. Start engine and check for leaks, proper oil pressure and proper engine operation.
    14.  

    3.0L DOHC Engine

    See Figures 2 and 3

    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the engine from the vehicle.
    2.  
    3. Remove the engine oil pan.
    4.  
    5. Remove the engine front cover.
    6.  
    7. Remove the timing chains and the crankshaft sprockets.
    8.  
    9. Remove the oil pump screen cover/tube nut/bolts and the tube from the engine.
    10.  
    11. Remove the oil pump retaining bolts in sequence illustrated.
    12.  
    13. Remove the oil pump from the vehicle.
    14.  



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    Fig. Fig. 2: Loosen the oil pump retaining bolts in the sequence illustrated-3.0L and 3.4L DOHC engines

    To install:
    1. Rotate the inner rotor of the oil pump to align with the flats on the crankshaft. Install the oil pump flush to the cylinder block.
    2.  
    3. Install the oil pump retaining bolts and tighten in the sequence illustrated to 80-115 inch lbs. (9-13 Nm).
    4.  



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    Fig. Fig. 3: Tighten the oil pump retaining bolts in the sequence illustrated to ensure sealing to the engine block-3.0L and 3.4L DOHC engines

    1. Inspect the oil pump screen and tube O-ring and replace if needed.
    2.  
    3. Position the oil pump screen and tube with the O-ring to the oil pump. Tighten the retaining bolts to 71-106 inch lbs. (8-12 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Install a new self-locking tube support nut to the lower cylinder block stud. Tighten the nut to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm).
    6.  
    7. Install the crankshaft sprockets and the timing chains.
    8.  
    9. Install the oil pan and the engine front cover.
    10.  
    11. Install the engine in the vehicle. Fill the crankcase with the correct amount of engine oil.
    12.  
    13. Connect the negative battery cable. Run the engine and check for leaks and proper operation.
    14.  

    3.4L DOHC Engine
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the engine from the vehicle.
    2.  
    3. Remove the engine oil pan and the engine front cover.
    4.  
    5. Remove the timing chains and the crankshaft sprockets.
    6.  
    7. Remove the oil pump screen cover/tube nut/bolts and the tube from the engine.
    8.  
    9. Remove the four oil pump retaining bolts in the sequence illustrated.
    10.  
    11. Remove the oil pump from the vehicle.
    12.  

    To install:
    1. Rotate the inner rotor of the oil pump to align with the flats on the crankshaft. Install the oil pump flush to the cylinder block.
    2.  
    3. Install the oil pump retaining bolts and tighten in the sequence illustrated to 80-115 inch lbs. (9-13 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Inspect the oil pump screen and tube O-ring and replace if needed.
    6.  
    7. Position the oil pump screen and tube with the O-ring to the oil pump. Tighten the retaining bolts to 71-123 inch lbs. (8-14 Nm).
    8.  
    9. Install the crankshaft sprockets and the timing chains.
    10.  
    11. Install the oil pan and the engine front cover.
    12.  
    13. Install the engine in the vehicle. Fill the crankcase with the correct amount of engine oil.
    14.  
    15. Connect the negative battery cable. Run the engine and check for leaks and proper operation.
    16.  

     
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