Refer to Figure 4 to aid service procedures.
OIL FILTER REPLACEMENT
Remove pump from vehicle. See INSTALLA-
TION AND REMOVAL section of this manual.
Drain oil from reservoir.
Place pump in a bench vise using the mounting
flange (gear driven pump) or mounting bracket
(belt driven pump) to hold pump.
Do not clamp vise on pump housing or reservoir,
Mark position of reservoir on pump housing to
provide proper location during reassembly.
Remove reservoir retaining nuts, Figure 5.
Fig. 5 Remove Retaining Nuts
Reservoir Retaining Nuts
Remove reservoir by rapping the side of the
reservoir with the hand until the reservoir rotates
slightly on the pump housing.
Do not pry on reservoir flange to remove
To remove filter element, insert a screwdriver
behind the spring and pry the spring out, The
filter element can then be removed. There is
also a loose filter element guide that
fits over the end of the return tube on the inside
of the reservoir, Figures 6 and 7. Clean interior
of reservoir and components with clean solvent
and air dry.
To install filter element, slide the guide over the
end of the return tube with the long end of guide
toward reservoir wall. Some units are equipped
with a spacer which should be placed over the
return tube prior to installing the guide.
Fig. 6 Filter Location
Oil Return Inlet Tube
Fig. 7 Filter Components
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