How to Replace an Oil Pump

Below guide will teach you How to Replace an Oil Pump . Please follow the instructions carefully.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Combination Wrench Set
  • Drain Pan
  • Scraper
  • Socket and Ratchet Set
  • Oil Filter
  • Oil Pan Gasket
  • Oil Pump Gasket
  • Oil Pump

Estimated Costs:

  • DIY Costs: Est. $310.99 parts only
  • Shop Costs: Est. $685.54 parts and labor


  • Prop the engine hood up and look for the engine oil reservoir.
  • Pull the dipstick out of the reservoir and turn the engine on so that the oil becomes warm.
  • Place a drain pan under the engine oil reservoir and unplug oil fill cap and also the drain plug.
  • Once the oil is drained out, remove the drain pan.
  • Raise the front of the vehicle with jack and secure it on jack stands. Chock the rear wheels.
  • Take the oil pan gasket off with the help of gasket scraper tool.
  • Wipe off the mounting surface on engine block to remove the remaining particles of the old gasket with scraper tool.
  • Next, you need to take the oil pump out with a suitable tool.
  • Position the new engine oil pump in place and secure it.
  • Position the new gasket on the mounting surface of engine block and carefully adjust the oil pan back onto the engine block.
  • Recap the engine oil fill and turn the engine on.
  • Check the oil level again and also the surrounding areas for any signs of leak.

Tips & Warning

  • Don’t ever forget to use protective clothing while working with your vehicle. Use safety goggles, latex gloves, or closed toe shoes to prevent injuries.

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