7.3L Power Stroke – FRONT COVER – Removal

1. Manufacturer recommends removing engine to service front cover. Remove engine. See ENGINE. Remove water        pump. See WATER PUMP. Remove vibration damper bolt and washer. Using puller, remove vibration damper.
NOTE: If necessary to remove high pressure oil pump or high pressure oil pump reservoir, see HIGH-PRESSURE OIL PUMP and HIGH-PRESSURE OIL PUMP DRIVE GEAR .
2. Remove oil pan and oil pump pick-up tube. Remove front cover retaining bolts. See Fig. 117. Remove front cover        and gaskets.