Where is the oil pump


Asked by Jan 17, 2015 at 08:27 PM about the 2006 Dodge Charger RT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I think  the oil pump going bad. So was
wondering where is it and how hard is it to

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what size engine do you have???

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5.7 hemi


ok the oil pump is driven by the crank and the front trimming chain cover has to be removed its possible to rotate and unbolt the oil pick up tube and with a coat hanger hold it up while you slide the old pump off and the new one on ....//if not you have to remove the oil pan

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here is the procedure to do it ...we cheat and leave the pan on and sneak the oil pick up tube bolt off 9 - Engine, 5.7L / Valve Timing / COVER(S), Engine Timing/Removal REMOVAL Labor Operations: Click to display a list of Labor Operations associated with this procedure 1. Disconnect the battery negative cable. 2. Remove the engine cover (1). 3. Remove air cleaner assembly. 4. Drain cooling system. 5. Remove accessory drive belt. 6. Remove the cooling fan. 7. Remove coolant bottle and washer bottle. 8. Remove fan shroud. NOTE: It is not necessary to disconnect A/C lines or discharge freon. 9. Remove A/C compressor and set aside. 10. Remove the generator. 11. Remove upper radiator hose. 12. Disconnect both heater hoses at timing cover. 13. Disconnect lower radiator hose at engine. 14. Remove accessory drive belt tensioner and both idler pulleys. 15. Remove crankshaft damper (2) (Refer to 09 - Engine/Engine Block/DAMPER, Vibration - Removal) . NOTE: Do not remove the hoses from the power steering pump. 16. Remove power steering pump and set aside. 17. Remove the dipstick support bolt. 18. Drain the engine oil. 19. Remove the five front oil pan bolts. NOTE: It is not necessary to remove water pump for timing cover removal. 20. Remove timing cover bolts and remove cover. 21. Verify that timing cover slide bushings (1) are located in timing cover.

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Sam Casey

Is the procedure the same for the 2.7 V6?

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