Question about 1990 Cadillac Fleetwood

1 Answer

I cannot slide out/remove oil bottom pan of my 1990 cadillac fleetwood front drive engine. something like a oil strainer is blocking.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 360 Answers

What you have there is the oil pump pick up tube. It does indeed have a small screen on the bottom end.

To get the pan out, you can either disconnect motor mounts and raise engine up, or try to access the bolts holding the pick up tube to the bottom of the oil pump.

If there is sufficient space between the pan and the bottom of the block, I'd try to remove the pick up tube if I were you.

Be sure to thoroughly clean the gasket surface on the mating flange of the pick up tube and the oil pump.

A air leak at this point, after re-installation would be a really bad day for you.

The pump would be unable to pull enough (if, in fact, any) oil from the pan to properly lubricate the engine.

Sounds like you reasonably well understand what you're doing, so I won't belabor the point about making sure the gasket surface is cleaned.

Good luck!

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you replace a oil pump on a 2000 avalon


It's my understanding that the Avalon and Camry for said year are the same in respect to
the oil pump.I was able to come up with a video to show you how all the stuff has to be removed
from the front of the engine in order to get to the oil pump for replacement.This took some time
to find,but I do not mind.My friend,you've a lot of work ahead of you.I've been thru it before,and
won't do it again.Best of luck to you in your endeaver.
URL/YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NvTu1zr-P4
Now the oil pump proceedure in print:
Instructions
Remove Oil Pump
1
Drive your Toyota Camry up onto ramps or lifts so you have room to work as you pull out the oil pump.
You could also use a jack, but make sure you brace the front wheels so they don't roll. In addition,
set the emergency break firmly into position so the car doesn't roll.
2
Drain the oil out of your engine and disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the fender apron
seal and the undercover, the front exhaust pipe, and the front exhaust pipe bracket from the No. 1
oil pan.
3
Remove the following components in order: the alternator drive belt, the air conditioner compressor,
the power steering pump drive belt and the adjusting strut, the timing belt along with the belt
pulleys, the rear timing belt cover, the air conditioning compressor housing bracket, the No. 2 oil
pan and oil strainer, as well as the No. 1 oil pan and baffle plate.
4
Disconnect the crankshaft position sensor and remove all nine of the oil pump bolts. Remember where
each bolt was located.
5
Take out the oil pump body by reaching in and grasping between the oil pump and main bearing cap.
Remove the O-ring from the cylinder block then remove the plug, gasket, spring and relief valve
from the oil pump body.
6
Finish by taking out all nine screws, the pump body cover and the driven rotors. Clean all
components to remove contaminants.
Install the Oil Pump
7
Install the new oil pump by slipping it into the same spot where the old one was. Reconnect
the following: the driven rotors, the drive pump body cover, all nine screws, the oil pump
relief valve, the spring, the gasket and the plug to the oil pump body.
8
Insert a new O-ring onto the cylinder block and add liquid sealant to the oil pump and the
engine block. Put the oil pump back on the engine block.
9
Add and tighten the bolts over several passes, keeping the torque even. The 10 mm head should
be 69 in-lb. and the 12 mm head should be 14 ft-lb.
10
Reconnect the crankshaft position sensor, torquing the bolt to 69 in-lb. Insert the No. 1 oil
pan and oil strainer and the No. 2 oil pan.
11
Reinstall the air conditioner compressor housing bracket, tightening the bolts to 18 ft-lb.
Add the rear timing belt cover, tightening those bolts to 74 in-lb. Insert the timing belt
pulleys, the timing belt and the adjusting strut and power steering drive belt, tightening those
bolts and the nut to 32 ft-lb.
12
Install the air conditioning compressor, the alternator drive belt and the front exhaust pipe
bracket to the No. 1 oil pan, torquing the bolts to 15 ft-lb. Add the front exhaust pipe, the
undercover, and the right fender apron seal.
13
Connect the negative battery cable and fill the engine with fresh oil. Start your Toyota Camry
and look for leaks in your working area.

May 16, 2014 | 2000 Toyota Avalon

2 Answers

Where is the oil pump located on a 1990 Lincoln Town Car 5.0 v8


the oil pump is located inside the oil pan and has to be removed to get to the oil pump.

Jul 19, 2011 | Lincoln Town Car Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Where do i find the starter on a 1991 Cadillac fleetwood 2 dooir coupe with a 4.9 liter engine front wheel drive


Hello: The starter is towards the drivers side on the bottom of the the engine in front. There is a black plastic shield that covers the rear portion of the starter. Under the plastic cover is 2 15mm bolt heads. On the front of the starter is a bracket, it is held to the starter with a 10mm nut and to the engine block with a 13mm bolt. the large cable attached to the starter solenoid is a 15mm and the smaller wire is a 8mm. Disconnect the negative battery cable before attempting this job. Its sort of a trick to get the starter out once all the bolts and wires are disconnected. Make sure you completely remove the bracket from the front of the starter before attempting to remove the starter from the engine.

Jun 30, 2011 | 1991 Cadillac Fleetwood

1 Answer

How to replace an oil pump in an 93 toyota pickup with an 2.4


Oil Pump REMOVAL & INSTALLATION 22R and 22R-E Engines
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2. Drain the oil from the engine. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the oil pump components on 22R and 22R-E engines 86823pax.gif

  3. Remove the oil pan.
  4. Remove the four bolts holding the oil strainer.
  5. Remove the drive belts.
  6. Remove the crankshaft pulley.
  7. If equipped with air conditioning, remove the compressor and its bracket. Support the compressor out of the way with the hoses attached. Do not discharge the system or loosen the compressor lines. Fig. 2: Bolt location identification 86823pay.gif

  8. Loosen the oil pump relief valve bolt.
  9. Remove the five retaining bolts and remove the oil pump assembly with the O-ring.
  10. Remove the oil pump drive spline from the crankshaft. To install: NOTE: Pack petroleum jelly between the oil pump gears. This will prime the pump during initial startup.
  11. Slide the pump drive spline onto the crankshaft. Place a new O-ring in the groove.
  12. Clean the threads of the upper retaining bolt of all grease, oil or debris. Clean all the bolts holes.
  13. Apply sealant to the first 2 or 3 threads of the upper bolt. Install all the bolts. Tighten each to the correct tightness. Bolt (a): 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm); bolts (b) 14 ft. lbs. (19 Nm) and bolts (c) 9 ft. lbs. (13 Nm).
  14. Install and tighten the relief valve plug to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
  15. Installation of the remaining components is in the reverse order of the removal procedure.
3VZ-E Engine
  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2. Remove the engine under cover.
  3. Remove the front differential.
  4. Drain the oil.
  5. Remove the timing belt.
  6. Remove the crankshaft timing pulley.
  7. Raise the engine slightly and remove the oil pan.
  8. Remove the two bolts and nuts; remove the oil strainer and gasket.
  9. Insert a drift between the cylinder block and the oil pan baffle plate, cut off the sealer and remove the baffle plate. NOTE: When removing the baffle plate with the drift, do not damage the baffle plate flange.
  10. Remove the seven bolts, then the oil pump and O-ring. If the pump is difficult to remove, use a small plastic mallet to carefully tap the body of the oil pump. To install: NOTE: Pack petroleum jelly between the oil pump gears. This will prime the pump during initial startup.
  11. Apply sealer to the oil pump mating surface, running the bead on the inside of the bolt holes. Position a new O-ring in the groove in the cylinder block and install the pump so that the spline teeth of the drive gear engage the large teeth on the crankshaft. Tighten the mounting bolts to 14 ft. lbs. (20 Nm). Fig. 3: Do not apply too much sealant on the pump surface, it can block the oil passage 86823pbb.gif
    Fig. 4: Align the pump drive and the pump 86823pbc.gif

  12. Installation of the remaining components is in the reverse order of the removal procedure. Tighten the oil strainer bolts to 61 inch lbs. (7 Nm).
prev.gif next.gif

Dec 18, 2010 | Toyota Pickup Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Where is the oil pump located on a 1994 fleetwood brougham


remover the engines oil pan and you will see the engines oil pump and screen

Jul 28, 2010 | 1994 Cadillac Fleetwood

1 Answer

How to remove oil pan on kia sportage 99? thanks,Zak.


Hi Zak:
Kia Sportage 1998-02 Repair Guide
Oil Pan - Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable 2 Top intake manifold bracket bolts Front 3 axle housing mounting bolts, 4WD only Left front bushing from the axle housing mount and lower the front axle housing Both gusset plates from the engine Transmission under cover Engine under cover Oil pan mounting bolts and using a scrapper tool separate the oil pan Oil pan Oil strainer assembly Oil baffle 76b1888.jpg


  4. Fig. Exploded view of the oil pan assembly mounting

To install:


f149924.jpg
Fig. Tighten the oil pan bolts in sequence
  1. Clean the engine block, oil pan and baffle pan surfaces of any gasket material.
  2. Apply a continuous bead of Loctite Ultra Blue 587® silicone sealant around the baffle pan.
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Oil baffle. Torque the bolt to 84 inch lbs. (9.5 Nm). Oil strainer. Torque the bolts to 84 inch lbs. (9.5 Nm).
  4. Apply a continuous bead of Loctite Ultra Blue 587® silicone sealant around the oil pan.

    Oil pan. Torque the bolts to 84 inch lbs. (9.5 Nm). Transmission under cover. Torque the bolts to 84 inch lbs. (9.5 Nm). Gusset plates to the engine. Torque the bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm). Engine under cover Front axle housing into position. When properly aligned, torque the bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Intake manifold bracket bolts. Torque the bolts to 34 ft. lbs. (65 Nm). Negative battery cable
  5. Fill the engine with clean oil.
  6. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.

Hope helps with this (remember rated this) Good luck.

Jan 12, 2010 | 1999 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

How do I remove 1990 Cadillac Deville's oil pan? I CAN'T GET IT TO DROP FROM THE BOTTEM.


The engine mounts must be removced and lift the engine upward with a hoist to remove the oil pan

Jan 08, 2010 | 1990 Cadillac Deville

1 Answer

Where is the oil pump loacted in a 1990 fleetwood


WELL IT.S IN THE OIL PAN YOU GOT TO PULL OFF OIL PAN TO GET TO IT

Aug 20, 2009 | Cadillac Fleetwood Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How to remove oil pan from 2003 kia spectra


REMOVAL

1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
2. Drain engine oil
3. Remove LH and RH side splash shields.
4. Remove front exhaust pipe.
5. Remove oil pan mounting bolts.
  1. Remove oil pan with screwdriver or suitable tool as shown in figure. Caution:
a) Do not force tools between cylinder block and oil pan because this may damage sealing surfaces. b) Do not damage sealing surfaces when removing old sealant

  1. Remove oil strainer.

Replacement

Caution:
a) If oil pan is reused, remove all foreign material from sealing surfaces of cylinder block and oil pan. b) If bolts are reused, remove old sealant from bolt threads.


  1. Install oil strainer. Tightening torque: 5.8 - 8.7 ft. lbs. (7.8 - 11.8 Nm, 0.8 - 1.2 kg-m)
  2. Apply a continuous bead of silicone sealant to baffle plate along inside of bolt holes on contact surfaces. Caution: The oil pan must be installed no longer than 5 minutes after silicone sealant is applied.
3. Install oil pan. Tightening torque: (A) (B) (C) (D): 5.8 - 8.0 ft. lbs. (7.8 - 10.8 Nm, 0.8 - 1.1 kg-m) (E): 28 - 38 ft. lbs. (38 - 51 Nm, 3.8 - 5.3 kg-m)

4. install front exhaust pipe. Tightening torque: (A): 29.7 - 40.5 ft. lbs. (40.2 - 54.9 Nm, 4.1 - 5.6 kg-m) (B): 51 - 69 ft. lbs. (69 - 94 Nm, 6.9 - 9.4 kg-m) (C): 15.2 - 20.2 ft. lbs. (20.6 - 27.4 Nm, 2.1 - 2.8 kg-m)

5. Install LH and RH side splash shields. Tightening torque: 12 - 18 ft. lbs. (16 - 24 Nm, 1.6 - 2.4 kg-m)
6 . Fill with specified amount and type of engine oil.

GOOD LUCK,I HOPE THIS HELPS...

Jun 04, 2009 | 2003 Kia Spectra

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Cadillac Fleetwood Logo

82 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cadillac Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81400 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Cadillac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...