2000 Dodge Stratus Oil pump

Tiny
DALE JOHNSON
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  • 2000 DODGE STRATUS
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 240,000 MILES
I need to replace the oil pump how difficult is this to do in my home garage? It has already been confirmed it is not the sending unit.
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Sunday, May 2nd, 2010 AT 10:24 PM

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What liter 2.0 or 2.4?
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Monday, May 3rd, 2010 AT 1:41 AM
Tiny
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2.4 liter
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Monday, May 3rd, 2010 AT 9:41 AM
Tiny
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I have not recieved a response to my question. Is there a problem?
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Monday, May 3rd, 2010 AT 7:56 PM
Tiny
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It can be done at home but its not gonna be easy-see below

REMOVAL

Disconnect negative cable from battery.
Remove Timing Belt.
Remove Oil Pan.


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Fig. 98

Remove Crankshaft Sprocket using Special Tool 6793 and insert C-4685-C2 (Fig. 98).
Remove oil pick-up tube.


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Fig. 99

Remove oil pump, and front crankshaft seal (Fig. 99).
INSTALLATION

Make sure all surfaces are clean and free of oil and dirt.


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Fig. 100

Apply Mopar Gasket Maker to oil pump as shown in image. Install oil ring into oil pump body discharge passage (Fig. 100).
Prime oil pump before installation.
Align oil pump rotor flats with flats on crankshaft as you install the oil pump to the block. NOTE: Front crankshaft seal MUST be out of pump to align, or damage may result.


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Fig. 101

Install new front crankshaft seal using Special Tool 6780 (Fig. 101).


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Fig. 102

Install crankshaft sprocket using Special Tool 6792 (Fig. 102).
Install oil pump pick-up tube.
Install oil pan.
Install Timing Belt.

http://www.2carpros.com/kpages/auto_repair_manuals_alldata.htm
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Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 AT 5:39 AM

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