Oil pump - removal and refitting
Note: A new gasket must be used on refitting.
1 The oil pump is externally mounted on the rear facing side of the crankcase.
2 Using a strap wrench or similar, unscrew and remove the oil filter cartridge and discard it.
3 Unscrew the three mounting bolts and withdraw the oil pump from the engine (see illustration).
10.3 Removing the oil pump
4 Clean away the old gasket.
5 If a new pump is being fitted. it should be primed with engine oil before installation. Do this by turning its shaft while filling it with clean engine oil.
6 Locate a new gasket on the pump mounting flange, insert the pump shaft and bolt the pump into position.
7 Grease the rubber sealing ring of a new filter and screw it into position on the pump, using hand pressure only, not the removal tool.
8 Top-up the engine oil to replenish any lost during the operations.
Pistons and connecting rods - examination and renovation
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Fuel tank - removal and refitting
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