Mazda Tribute 2001-06

Oil Pump

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Removal & Installation



2.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil pump screen cover and tube
     
    Oil pump and discard the gasket
     

  6.  
  7. Thoroughly clean the gasket mating surfaces.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump screen cover and tube with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Oil pump to the oil pan
     
    Oil pan
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Refill the engine with clean oil.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks; repair if necessary.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Oil pan
     
    Oil pump screen cover and tube
     
    Oil pump and discard the gasket
     

  6.  
  7. Thoroughly clean the gasket mating surfaces.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump screen cover and tube with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Oil pump to the oil pan
     
    Oil pan
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Refill the engine with clean oil.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks; repair if necessary.
  6.  

2.3L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine from the vehicle and mount it on an engine stand.
  4.  
  5. Remove the oil pan.
  6.  
  7. Remove the oil pump pickup tube and screen.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front cover and the timing chain.
  10.  
  11. Release the tension on the tensioner spring.
  12.  
  13. Remove the tensioner and the shoulder bolt.
  14.  
  15. Remove the guide.
  16.  


NOTE
The oil pump chain sprocket must be held in place.

  1. Remove the oil pump chain and sprockets.
  2.  
  3. Remove the oil pump assembly and gasket.
  4.  

To install:



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Fig. Oil pump torque sequence-2.3L engine

  1. Install the oil pump with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Step 2: 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install the pump chain and sprockets. Tighten the pump sprocket bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the chain guide, tensioner, and shoulder bolt. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Hook the tensioner spring around the shoulder bolt.
  8.  
  9. Install the oil pump pickup tube and screen with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts to 89 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the oil pan.
  12.  
  13. Install the timing chain and front cover.
  14.  
  15. Install the engine into the vehicle.
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the engine from the vehicle and mount it on an engine stand.
  4.  
  5. Remove the oil pan.
  6.  
  7. Remove the oil pump pickup tube and screen.
  8.  
  9. Remove the front cover and the timing chain.
  10.  
  11. Release the tension on the tensioner spring.
  12.  
  13. Remove the tensioner and the shoulder bolt.
  14.  
  15. Remove the guide.
    NOTE
    The oil pump chain sprocket must be held in place.

  16.  
  17. Remove the oil pump chain and sprockets.
  18.  
  19. Remove the oil pump assembly and gasket.
  20.  

To install:

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Fig. Oil pump bolt torque sequence-2.3L engine

  1. Install the oil pump with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts in sequence as follows:
    1. Step 1: 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Step 2: 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Install the pump chain and sprockets. Tighten the pump sprocket bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the chain guide, tensioner, and shoulder bolt. Tighten the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Hook the tensioner spring around the shoulder bolt.
  8.  
  9. Install the oil pump pickup tube and screen with a new gasket. Tighten the bolts to 89 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the oil pan.
  12.  
  13. Install the timing chain and front cover.
  14.  
  15. Install the engine into the vehicle.
  16.  

3.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Timing drive components
     
    Oil pump screen cover and tube
     
    Damper bolt and crankshaft sprockets
     
    Oil pump bolts in the proper sequence
     

  6.  
  7. Thoroughly clean the gasket mating surfaces.
  8.  


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    Fig. Remove the oil pump bolts in the proper sequence-3.0L engine


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump and bolts in the proper sequence. Torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Crankshaft sprockets
     
    Oil pump screen cover and tube
     
    Timing drive components
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Refill the engine with clean oil.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks; repair if necessary.
  6.  


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    Fig. Install the oil pump bolts in the proper sequence-3.0L engine



WARNING
During engine repair procedures, cleanliness is extremely important. Any foreign material, including any material created while cleaning gasket surfaces that enters the oil passages, coolant passages or the oil pan can cause engine failure.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    NOTE
    To deplete the backup power supply energy, disconnect the negative battery cable and wait at least one minute. Be sure to disconnect auxiliary batteries and power supplies, if equipped.

  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  6.  
  7. Drain the engine oil. Remove and discard the oil filter.
  8.  
  9. Remove the oil pan.
  10.  
  11. Remove the oil pump screen cover and tube. Remove the oil pan baffle retaining nuts. Remove the oil pan baffle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the timing drive components.
  14.  
  15. Remove the oil pump retaining bolts in the proper sequence.

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    Fig. Oil pump bolt removal sequence-3.0L engine

  16.  
  17. Remove the oil pump from the engine.
  18.  

To install:

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Fig. Oil pump bolt torque sequence-3.0L engine

  1. Thoroughly clean the gasket mating surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install the oil pump. Torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Continue the installation in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
  6.  
  7. Use a new oil filter. Refill the engine with clean oil.
  8.  
  9. Start the engine and check for leaks; repair if necessary.
  10.  

 
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