To change an oil pump, drain the oil pan and remove it to access the pump for replacing. You need a jack, jack stands, a set of mechanic's tools, a bucket, a gasket scraper, a rag and a new oil pan gasket.Continue Reading
Park the car on a flat surface.
Place a jack underneath one side of the front end of the vehicle. Lift the vehicle, and secure a jack stand underneath the axle.
Use the same technique to lift the other side of the front end.
Position a bucket underneath the oil pan drain plug.
Remove all components covering the drain plug, and then remove the plug.
Allow the oil to drain into the bucket, and then reinstall the plug.
Loosen the bolts that secure the oil pan, and then remove the oil pan altogether.
Use a gasket scraper to remove the oil pan gasket, and then use a rag with the scraper to clean the mounting rim.
Remove the bolts that secure the oil pump. Detach the pickup tube and filter connected to the pump.
Position the new pump, and attach the tube and filter to it. Tighten the bolts to secure the pump.
Install the new oil pan gasket, and then reinstall the oil pan.
Add new oil to the vehicle.
Start the engine, and allow it to run to check for leaks.