How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Tech501 Your Own Question
Tech501
Tech501, Auto Service Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 747
Experience:  38 years exp, ASE Mastertech with L1 Advanced Engine performance
74686
Type Your Car Question Here...
Tech501 is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

1991 sunbird: what drives the oil pump, what is the book time..R&R

Customer Question

what drives the oil pump, what is the book time to R&R oN oil pump 1991 sunbird
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
It might help if we knew what engine.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: 2.0
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
have not done this before online so hope my answer went to you . 2.0 on the engine
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.

There are two 2.0 engines. One is an overhead valve and the other is overhead cam.


REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1.8L, 2.0L and 2.2L OHV Engines


See Figure 1




  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.



  2. As outlined earlier, remove the engine oil pan.



  3. Unfasten the pump to rear bearing cap bolt and remove the pump and extension shaft.



  4. Remove the extension shaft and retainer.


Click image to see an enlarged view
Fig. 1: Oil pump mounting - 1995 2.2L OHV engine shown



To install:




  1. Heat the retainer in hot water prior to assembling the extension shaft.



  2. Install the extension to the oil pump, being careful not to crack the retainer.



  3. Fasten pump to rear bearing cap bolt and torque is 26-38 ft. lbs. (35-51 Nm).



  4. Install the oil pan.



  5. Connect the negative battery cable.



1.8L and 2.0L OHC Engines


See Figures 2, 3, 4 and 5




  1. Remove the crankshaft sprocket.



  2. Remove the timing belt rear covers.



  3. Disconnect the oil pressure switch wires.



  4. Remove the oil pan.



  5. Remove the oil filter.



  6. Unbolt and remove the oil pick-up tube and screen.


Click image to see an enlarged view
Fig. 2: View of the oil pick-up tube and screen, after the pan is removed



Click image to see an enlarged view
Fig. 3: Remove the oil pick-up tube, then ...



Click image to see an enlarged view
Fig. 4: ... remove the screen assembly





  1. Unbolt and remove the oil pump.



  2. On the 2.0L engine, pry out the front oil seal.


To install:


Click image to see an enlarged view
Fig. 5: Exploded view of the oil pump - 1989 2.0L engine shown





  1. Installation is the reverse of removal. Use new gaskets in all instances. On the 2.0L engine, install a new front seal using tool J33083 Seal Installer. Tighten the oil pump bolts to 60 inch lbs. (6.7 Nm). Install the bolts to the oil pan with Loctite® on the threads. Tighten the pan bolts to 48 inch lbs. (5.4 Nm), and the oil pickup tube bolts to 60 inch lbs. (6.7 Nm).













Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: The answer I got was how to remove and install. My question is what drives the oil pump ( is not the cam and not the distributer )
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
Yes it is driven by the distributor which is driven by the camshaft.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Thank you much, very helpful
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
If my answer was helpful, please click on the accept button to complete the transaction

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P Elm City, NC
< Previous | Next >
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P Elm City, NC
  • used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future. David L. Richmond, TX
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil Marysville, CA
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles Walnut Creek, CA
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
    Sue Charleston, WV
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff. Jim Castleberry, FL
  • Excellent reply, and also very quick. Really sounds like the Expert knows what he is talking about. I will be back to use your service when I need more help with my RV. Dutch USA
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Chris (aka-Moose)

    Chris (aka-Moose)

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1006
    16 years of experience
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MU/muddyford/2012-6-13_1204_1.64x64.png Chris (aka-Moose)'s Avatar

    Chris (aka-Moose)

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1006
    16 years of experience
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/TE/TedG/2012-6-15_14759_avaLarge.64x64.jpg Ted G.'s Avatar

    Ted G.

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1694
    20 years auto repair experience, ASE Master Tech, Mechanical Failure consultant, Expert Witness
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/joecamel90/2008-11-13_03615_head_shot.jpg George H.'s Avatar

    George H.

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1447
    ASE Master Tech 15+ yrs, AAS Automotive Technology, Factory trained Asian specialist
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/BL/Bluegorilla/2012-6-21_16298_cam.64x64.JPG GM Tech (Cam)'s Avatar

    GM Tech (Cam)

    Auto Service Tech

    Satisfied Customers:

    669
    GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/AM/amedee/2013-10-24_23656_Amedee1.64x64.jpg Amedee's Avatar

    Amedee

    Former ASE Master Tech

    Satisfied Customers:

    2406
    ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/SU/supermechanic/2013-8-23_03546_500.64x64.jpg Jerry's Avatar

    Jerry

    Master Mechanic

    Satisfied Customers:

    2123
    ASE master, 30+ years. All makes and models. Trouble shooter, shop forman, service manager
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/CR/crzydrvr00/2013-11-3_12123_246347.64x64.jpg Richard's Avatar

    Richard

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    992
    12 years Ford Lincoln/Mercury Jaguar dealership as a technician and shop foreman reparing all makes