Kia Amanti 2004-06

Oil Pump

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Inspection



  1. With the oil pump removed, visually check the parts of the oil pump case for cracks or damage.
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  3. Assemble the rotor on the oil pump and then check the following clearances with a feeler gauge:
    1. Body clearance: 0.0039-0.0071 inch. (0.100-0.181mm).
    2.  
    3. Side clearance: 0.0016-0.0037 inch. (0.040-0.095mm).
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    5. Oil pump tip clearance: 0.0024-0.0071 inch. (0.06-0.18mm).

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      Fig. Oil pump side and body clearance



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      Fig. Oil pump tip clearance

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  5. Check the relief plunger for smooth operation.
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  7. Check the relief spring for deformation or a break.
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  9. Check the surface that mates with the oil filter for any damage.
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  11. Check the oil filter bracket for cracks and oil leakage.
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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.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Timing belt covers
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Oil filter
     
    Oil pans
     
    Oil filter bracket and gasket
     
    Oil relief valve plug from oil pump case
     
    Oil pump case
     

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To install:

  1. Install the oil pump case with the gasket and tighten as follows:
    1. Oil pump case bolts to 106-133 inch lbs. (12-15 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Oil pump cover screws to 70-106 inch lbs. (8-12 Nm).
    4.  

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  3. Install the oil relief valve plug and tighten to 29-36 ft. lbs. (39-49 Nm).
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  5. Install or connect the following:

    Oil filter bracket with gasket
     
    Oil pans
     
    Oil filter
     
    Crankshaft timing sprocket
     
    Timing belt
     
    Timing belt covers
     
    Accessory drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  7. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.
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  9. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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