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Replace the oil pump on a ford windstar 1999, (LX, 3.8 engine) ?

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How to replace the oil pump on a ford windstar 1999, (LX, 3.8 engine) ?
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
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Enclosed are the complete instruction for replacing the oil pump on your 3.8 . This isnt a real bad job.

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Hi Ron!

I thought the " in high detail" includes the tools and procedures, too. What you answered is nothing specific, it's obvious. I'm interesting in how to access the bolts to remove them and replace them!!??

 

Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
There are no special tools, you Jack the Van up, Drian the oil and remove the filter. The pump is right there. There are no special tools.What are you missing? I will walk you thru it if you need. 5 bolts, 13mm socket.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Sorry, Ron, may be I'm wrong, but there are six bolts on my oil pump, four size 10 mm and two size 8 mm and the upper three are really hard to access with a simple wrench, they are in a very tight place.

 

Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
You need a 3/8 flex ratchet and a bit of patience, Its not that bad actually.
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Yes, you are right, may be a 3/8 will do it! Thanks for your answer!

Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
Your very welcome, thank you very much as well.
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