Remove the one horizontal mounting bolt up front and the two vertical mounting bolts in back and use a floor jack to lower the front differential assembly. Alternately, you can remove the motor mount bolts (2 per side) then use a cherry picker crane to raise the engine a few inches for clearance to drop the oil pan, if needed.
When to replace timing chain on oil pump?
Because that plastic debris can get into the oil pump pickup and cause a loss of oil pressure and since the timing chain tensioner is operated by oil pressure, you may be replacing the timing chain again (if not more) if that happens!!! If you know it’s clean just remove the two very front bolts.
How much does it cost to change timing chain?
Click to expand… you are very very close to a timing chain replacement or a NEW ENGINE. your choice, the timing chain replacement can be done by shade trees, (even me!) and it will save you the cost of a new engine. 180,000 is a pretty high milage from what i’ve read for not already replacing the chain.
How many bolts are in a timing chain?
There is also one more bolt (not shown in the image below) behind/below the “two water pipe bolts”, so there are in total 18 bolts holding the cover in place, be sure all 18 have been removed before attempting to remove the timing chain cover. 16. Here you have two options: Remove the whole oil pan, or just remove the two front bolts.
How big is a timing cover bolt kit?
1 – 8mm x 1.25 x 20mm (short bolt from block to back side of cover) 1 – 8mm x 1.25 x 50mm (from cylinder head to timing cover) We are switching over to bolts with captured or integrated washers rather then loose washers, This kit may include bolts of either type.
Where does the timing chain cover go on a water pump?
Although only the 1 bolt in the middle of the water pump holds the timing chain cover on it is a lot easier to take it off now.