PT Cruiser 2006-2007

Oil Pump

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Inspection



  1. Inspect the mating surface of the oil pump. Surface should be smooth. Replace pump cover if scratched or grooved.
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  3. Lay a straightedge across the pump cover surface. If a 0.001 inches (0.025mm) feeler gauge can be inserted between cover and straight edge, cover should be replaced.
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  5. Measure thickness and diameter of outer rotor. If outer rotor thickness measures 0.421 inches (10.699mm) or less, or if the diameter is 3.383 inches (85.924mm) or less, replace outer rotor.
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  7. If inner rotor measures 0.421 inches (10.699mm) or less replace inner rotor.
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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:

    The negative battery cable
     
    The timing belt and rear cover
     
    The oil pan
     
    The crankshaft sprocket, using Tool 6793 and Insert Tool C-4685-C2
     
    The crankshaft key
     
    The oil pickup tube
     
    The oil pump

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    Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump mounting bolts

     

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To install: