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For a 2002 Ls, checking the trany fluid must be done on a lift, theres a level checking and also adding plug on the bottom of the trany, even to add fluid you will need a pump to pump fluid into bottom of the trany pan, theres no dip stick on these cars, and car must be level. you can try doing this on the ground , you will see the plug on the trany pan, you remove the allen screw, size 3/16 allen key, and fluid should drain out, you should see a stream and that means its full, heres a few diagrams of the trany check plug, good day,
The pilot bearing is pressed into the flywheel and you need a pilot bearing/bushing puller. Some A/P stores will rent it to you for free (deposit). the throwout bearing is held onto the clutch fork normally by clips. Sometimes you have to take the "fork" out to get the bearing off.
Make sure to note how "deep' the pilot bearing/bushing is so that when you install the new one it is set at the right depth.
Remove oil pan oil pump and pick up tube & screen will be bolted on. You should get oil pump lube, carb. cleaner, new pump oil, oil pan gasket, silicon, oil & filter, loc-tight, gasket remover & tools metric, 1/4 drive socket set, scraper / putty knife, 2 jack stands, a jack or ramps, & blocks for rear wheels. Lets get started.
(1)Get your car up on stands or ramps block rear tires.
(6)Now clean tube & screen with carb. cleaner place on news paper to dry.
(7) clean all old gasket off from engine & pan also clean bolts
(8)place silicon on pan place gasket on pan put bolts in from gasket side to Aline holes put a side to dry
(9) Attach tube to pump with a little loc-tight fill pump with oil pump lube
(10)attach pump to engine block make sure rod goes in proper & bolt are tight.
(11)Bolt pan back on engine using a 1/4 in drive ratchet don't over tighten bolts get all bolts in now slow run each bolt in starting at 1 end then jump to the other then go to bolt at other end a cross from 1st bolt. Do this till all bolts are ran in. Now tighten bolts look for gasket on side of pan.If it starts to push out stop go to next bolt.
(12)Instill new filter & drain plug,& pour in oil
(13)Replace Neg - cable
I hope this works for you it's a basic oil pump change for most cars. Some take more steps.
jack van, use safty stands to hold up, put a pan under trany pan to catch fluid, remove blots holding pan,fluid will start to leak out.leave the front bolts for last ,that way theoil leaks out the back,after all bolts are removed then take pan down, pull filter out,install new filter with gasket ring for neck of filter, clean pan and trany, install pan gasket and bolt up.use cross pattern to tighten,just tight alittle dont crush gasket. put in 4 qts,run engine and run through gear, check fluid and add acording to dip stick,hope this is helpful.
This is a easy job and will take about an hour once you have all the parts. First of all look in your owners manuel to see what grade lube you need and how many quarts. Go to your local auto parts store and purchase the lube and a gasket for the Tacoma. Put the vehicle in park and remove the bolts on the back pan. Place a pan under the rear end and remove the bottom of the pan with a screwdriver carefully. The fluid will come out slowly. Once it has been completely drained remove the cover completly. Scrap all the old gasket material and replace the new one. Put the cover on and torch per specifications. Fill it up and your done.
Section 03-01: Engine, 4.6L (4V)
1997 Continental Workshop Manual
Oil Pan/Oil Pump Screen Cover and Tube
Turn rear suspension leveler compressor switch (5K761) off (located in luggage compartment).
Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
Remove oil level dipstick (6750).
Raise vehicle on hoist.
Remove dual converter Y pipe (5F250). Refer to Section 09-00 .
Drain engine oil from crankcase.
Disconnect engine control sensor wiring (12A581) from the low oil level sensor connector.
Remove the power steering pressure hose retainer brackets from the engine front cover studs (two places). Position the power steering pressure hose (3A719) out of the way.
Remove 16 bolts retaining oil pan (6675) to cylinder blocks (6010) and remove oil pan and oil pan gasket (6710).
Remove two bolts retaining oil pump screen cover and tube (6622) to oil pump (6600).
Remove bolt retaining oil pump screen and cover and tube support brace to main bearing stud spacer.
Remove oil pump screen cover and tube. Discard O-ring.
Bolt (16 Req'd)
Oil Pump Screen Cover and Tube
Oil Pan Gasket
Tighten to 20 Nm (14 Lb-Ft), then rotate 60 degrees clockwise Installation
Inspect oil pump screen cover and tube and replace if necessary.
Position oil pump screen cover and tube on oil pump with a new O-ring and hand-start two bolts.
Install bolt retaining oil pump screen cover and tube to main bearing stud spacer finger-tight.
Tighten oil pump screen cover and tube-to-oil pump bolts to 8-12 Nm (71-106 lb-in). Tighten oil pump screen cover and tube to main bearing stud spacer bolt to 20-30 Nm (15-22 lb-ft).
Clean oil pan and inspect for damage.
Clean sealing surfaces of engine front cover (6019) and cylinder blocks with a clean cloth. If scraping is required, only use plastic-tipped scrapers to prevent damaging the aluminum sealing surfaces.
Position new oil pan gasket on oil pan.
Apply Silicone Gasket and Sealant F6AZ-19562-AA or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSE-M4G323-A6 where engine front cover meets cylinder blocks and crankshaft rear oil seal retainer meets cylinder blocks. Position oil pan on cylinder blocks and install 16 bolts. Tighten bolts in sequence to 20 Nm (14 lb-ft), then rotate an additional 60 degrees clockwise.
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OIL PUMP It is necessary to remove the oil pan, oil pickup and chain case cover to service the oil pump rotors. The oil pump pressure relief valve can be serviced by removing the oil pan and oil pickup tube. Refer to Timing Chain Cover Removal and Installation for procedures.
To remove the relief valve, proceed as follows:
Drill a 3.175 mm (1/8 inch) hole into the relief valve retainer cap and insert a self-threading sheet metal screw into cap.
Clamp screw into a vise and while supporting chain case cover, remove cap by tapping chain case cover using a soft hammer. Discard retainer cap and remove spring and relief valve.
Remove oil pump cover screws, and lift off cover.
Remove pump rotors.
Wash all parts in a suitable solvent and inspect carefully for damage or wear.
Oil Pump Assembly
Assemble pump, using new parts as required. Install the inner rotor with chamfer facing the cast iron oil pump cover.
Tighten cover screws to 12 Nm (105 inch lbs.).
Prime oil pump before installation by filling rotor cavity with engine oil.
Install chain case cover. Refer to Timing Chain Cover Installation.
REMOVAL of Timing cover REMOVAL
Disconnect negative cable from battery.
Remove timing chain cover.
REMOVAL Of Oil Pan to gain Access to OIL PUMP
Disconnect negative cable from battery and remove engine oil dipstick.
Raise vehicle on hoist and drain engine oil.
Remove bending brace to transaxle attaching bolt.
Remove bolts attaching dust cover to transaxle housing. Lower dust cover to gain access to oil pan bolts.
Remove oil pan screws and remove oil pan.
Clean surfaces and apply a 1/8 inch bead of Mopar (R) Silicone Rubber Adhesive Sealant or equivalent, at the parting line of the chain case cover and the rear seal retainer.
Use a new pan gasket.
Install pan and tighten screws to 12 Nm (105 inch lbs.).
Install dust shield and bending brace to transaxle housing.
ok, here's the deal. there are 2 types of transmissions one with an external oil filter( kinda looks like the oil filter for the engine) and then there is the other type of transmission that was produced later on the 4 cylinder engines that doesnt have a removable filter. it does have a screen that is not servicable, it can only be replaced during the rebuild of the transmission. this design is supposed to be "back flushed" to remove all debris. Most good transmission shops have this type of system that pressureizes the system and does this.
If your gonna do this on your own, what you will need to do is buy 4-5 quarts of transmission fluid, drain the oil from the pan on the front of the engine, reinstall it, add the fluid, drive for 30 min, and then repeat the process.