how do you remove the oil pump on a 2003 dodge ram 1500 with a hemi? i have dropped the oil pan & the deflector plate.
Optional Information: 2003 laramie thunderroad ram 1500 5.7 hemiAlready Tried: oil pan removed, oil deflector plate removed, strainer removed.
7 years experience, ASE master certified, electrical, chassis, and powertrain master
Reply to sunvalley brian's Post: links given on timing chain etc removal referred me to a dealer only site which requires a username & password
Here are the timing cover removal procedures let me know if you need anything else
NOTE: It is not necessary to disconnect A/C lines or discharge freon.
NOTE: Do not remove the hoses from the power steering pump.
NOTE: It is not necessary to remove water pump for timing cover removal.
thanks. little more than i thought would be involved. i had expected to drop oil pan & pull off oil pump. guess ill be finishing this tomorrow. truck was stolen thanksgiving '07. repairs ensued. just got it back this past friday @ 5pm! oil pump went out friday night.