Sentra 1997

Oil Pump

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Removal & Installation



1.6L, 1.8L & 2.0L Engines
  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
     
    Drive belts
     
    Cylinder head
     
    Oil pan and strainer
     
    Engine front cover
     
    Oil pump from the front cover
     

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To install:

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Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump assembly-1.8L engine-2002-2006



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Fig. Exploded view of the oil pump assembly-2.0L engine

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pump cover and torque the long bolt to 70 inch lbs. (8 Nm) and the short bolt to 44 inch lbs. (5 Nm)
     
    Front cover and torque the bolts to 43 ft. lbs. (58 Nm)
     
    Oil strainer and oil pan
     
    Cylinder head
     
    Drive belts
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the engine with clean oil.
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  5. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
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