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1999 Chevrolet Blazer oil pump

How difficult is the job to change an oil pump for my truck?

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You must disconnect the motor mounts and remove the colling fan blade(so it won't hit the shroud) and raise the engine as high as poss, then remove the flywheel flex-plate cover and remove all the pan bolts, gently pry the pan from one side to the other until the gasket breaks loose, remove the old oil pump and reverse the procedure.

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