Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove timing belt. See TIMING BELT & SPROCKETS under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION . Remove crankshaft sprocket and Woodruff key. Remove oil pump bolts. Remove oil pump and gasket.
Remove front oil seal. Carefully clean all gaskets and sealant from mating surfaces without damaging sealing/mating surfaces. Remove all sealant from components and bolts. Check oil pump clearances. See OIL PUMP SPECIFICATIONS . Replace oil pump as necessary. See Fig. 14 .
Use NEW gasket when installing oil pump. Tighten oil pump bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . Apply light oil coat of clean oil to oil seal lip, and tap oil seal into oil pump body until it is flush with edge of pump body. DO NOT bottom seal in pump body.
Align keyway slots, and install crankshaft sprocket by tapping lightly using brass hammer. Install Woodruff key with tapered side toward oil pump body. Install crankshaft sprocket lock bolt and tighten to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS . To complete installation, reverse removal procedure.
Fig. 14: Exploded View Of Oil Pump
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