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I have a 1998 volkwagon beetle 2.0 that needs a water pump so i buy the water pump install it put everything back together and put water inside then it just spilled out. tried to start it and now the

1. messed up timing need help to get it back to normal 2. and new water pump was installed but it still spills out alot of water help and tips on reinstalling water pump would highly be appreciated

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You should did your home work before removed old water pump most vw engines water pump is part of the timing belt assembly so when time to replace around 80k miles you should order complete timing belt kit which includes water pump with it.
so after you finish up if you didnt try to hard to run engine you may or may not damage any piece from your valve train!!even with all proper parts you have on your hand you still need high cost speciality tools to complete timing belt replacement on that engine recommendetion is tow your vehicle to mechanic shop and let them do it for you it will save you time and money!
good luck!

Posted on Feb 12, 2012

  • benny france Feb 12, 2012

    So if it started and ran for a little bit gassed it a lil it might have damage the valves

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