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Replaced water pump timeing sliped on cams how do I reset timeing 2.4l 4cyl

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Check your timing marks on the pulleys. They must all align with #1 piston @ (TDC) top dead center.

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I need to replace water pump on 4cyl. engine. Do i need to take the crankshaft pully off to do this?


Yes you do, timing belt cover needs to be remove to get to water pump, also you will need to st timing belt again.

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Someone told me to change out the timing belt and water pump and everything included (kit) but at what mileage or is this just a scam. it is a mitsubishi galant 2001 4cyl.


WELL TO BEGIN WITH, THE TIMING BELT & WATER PUMP NEED TO BE INSPECTED AT ABOUT 100,000 MILES. IF THEY ARE FOUND TO BE BAD ENOUGH THEN CHANGE THEM. THE WATER PUMP HAS WHAT ARE CALLED WEEP HOLES. THESE WEEP HOLES LET YOU KNOW THAT THE WATER PUMP IS BAD INTERNALLY, BEFORE IT LOCKS UP. THE BEST WAY TO CHECK THE TIMING BELT IS TO REMOVE THE COVER.

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Antifrezz is leaking from the engine no hoses are broke whers is it coming from


If all your hose and hose clamps are good. There is a good chance that the water pump has to be replaced, once the water pump bearing is worn. The coolant will leak from the weep hole on the water pump when the engine is running and the only way to stop the leak is to replace the water pump.
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Depending on engine size a 3.1 liter v6 and a 2.2 **** 4cyl. are both located in the front of the engine.
Remove serpentine belt,remove 4 10mm from pulley (v6)(three 13mm for 4cyl.)remove pulley.v6 will have 6 8mm bolts,4cyl. will have 4 13mm bolts-remove clean surfaces install new pump.
About 40 mins.v6,60mins for 4cyl. Be sure to drain coolant before you start, refill whith proper coolant, some 95 up gm require dexcool anti freeze (orange in color).

Apr 16, 2010 | 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

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Ford escort 1.8si 1997 timing belt has sliped how do i reset the timing


REPLACE timing belt. Line up timing marks on cam pulley and crank gear to marks on engine. Get a good manual from autozone it gives a goo picture of where to find these marks.

Jan 18, 2010 | 1997 Ford Escort

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Water pump just went. What is the step by step proceedure in replacing it?


this will require replacing the timingbelt, as the waterpump is ran by this. Its also recommended that crank, cam seals, and thermostat are replaced as well. Heres a link to this procedure, if your vehicle is a 4cyl click on 5SFE engine if V6 click 1MZFE engine>>>http://www.turboninjas.com/camry/

If your vehicle is a V6, please let me know, it is more difficult to time this if you are not familiar with this engine. Many V6 camrys come to me for previous timing work mistakes, mostly. Hopefully this helps

Aug 20, 2009 | 1994 Toyota Camry

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Water pump leaking


Unless your mechanically inclined, this is a tough fix if you need to replace your water pump. Your water pump is located underneath your timing belt cover (4cyl models) and basically have to have skills to get to it. These skills include removing motor mount bolt and jacking up the engine to get access to bolts that need to be removed. Unless you have decent mechanical skills, you're better off leaving it to the pros. I own a 96 Accord 4cyl 2.2L VTEC and I've done it, only because I needed to replace my timing belt.

Mar 08, 2009 | 1996 Honda Accord

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1999 Astro van water pump


water pump has bad bearing causing it to stop .replace water pump

Oct 19, 2008 | 1999 Chevrolet Astro

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Would like to know if water pump needs to be changed when doing timing belt on 2004 hyundai santa fe 2.0 liter and how long of a job is it


Hi....
On your 2004 Santa Fe.
The water pump is not driven by the Timing belt.
Is not stricttly nessesary to replace togheter. they are individual.
But I recomend replace the timing belt when you replace the water pump. Because for get axces to the water pump,
you need to remove all the Timing covers.
Is just a few more minutes to remove the Timing belt.
Inspect the Engine seals, cam and crank Replace if need.
My PC show me a 2.4L 4cyl. for 2004 santa fe.

Ok.. The labor for that job Removing the Timing belt and water Pump ...IS:
2.8 hours. just the water pump 2.4 hours.

OK.. I hope this help on your question...
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Aug 13, 2008 | Hyundai Santa Fe Cars & Trucks

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