Mazda RX-8 2004-06

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:

    Engine cover
     
    Battery cables
     
    Battery cover, battery box and tray
     
    Upper and lower extension manifolds
     
    Electrical connectors
     
    Oil pipe
     
    Gasket
     
    Oil pump and O-ring

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    Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump mounting-RX-8

     

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To install:

  1. Clean the oil, dirt and old sealant from all contact surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    New O-rings on the oil pump
     
    Oil pump. Torque the bolts to 87-122 inch lbs. (10-14 Nm).
     
    Gasket
     
    Oil pipe
     
    Electrical connectors
     
    Upper and lower extension manifolds
     
    Battery cover, battery box and tray
     
    Battery cables
     
    Engine cover
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the engine with clean oil.
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  7. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
  8.  
  9. On models with dynamic suspension, perform the steering angle sensor initialization procedure.
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