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I have a 1992 dodge D150 with a 5.2L and oil pump is going bad, how do I remove and replace it?? Thks John

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    Marvin Jun 03, 2011

    Have you measured the oil pressure with a mechanical gauge. The factory oil pressure gauges are very inaccurate.

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Oil pump failures are very rare. They usually work or they don't...it is not likely that you have an oil pump that is "going" bad. Most problems with low oil pressure are caused by worn-out main and/or cam bearings. (We are talking about a 19-year old engine here.)

Anyway, to replace the oil pump. remove your fan and fan shroud to provide clearance. Remove your distributor cap to prevent damage to the distributor. Remove the through bolts in the engine mounts and raise and support the engine. (This is easiest with an engine lifting fixture.) Remove the oil pan. Remove the oil pump. Reverse procedure to install.

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5.2L and 5.9L Engines
It is necessary to remove the oil pan, and to remove the oil pump from the rear main bearing cap to service the oil pump.

  1. Drain the engine oil and remove the oil pan.
  2. Remove the oil pump mounting bolts and remove the oil pump from the rear main bearing cap.

To install:
  1. Install the pump and tighten the cover bolts to 95 inch lbs. (11 Nm).
  2. Prime the oil pump before installation by filling the rotor cavity with engine oil. Install the oil pump on the engine and tighten attaching bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
  3. Install the oil pan.
  4. Fill the engine with the proper grade motor oil. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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