Question about 1997 Toyota RAV4
It took approximately 45 minutes to remove the alternator, the belt and the water pump. it then took another 45 minutes to put everything back in place. it was extremly easy!
Posted on Nov 12, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: where is the water pump
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Fig. 1: The water pump is located on the front of the engine block, behind the timing cover
Fig. 2: Once the retainers are removed, pull the pump away from the block
Fig. 3: Scrape any remaining gasket material from the block before installing the new pump
Fig. 4: Water pump mounting bolt locations
Fig. 5: Front view of the water pump and thermostat housing
This procedure requires the removal of the timing belt. This is an extensive procedure requiring precision work, particularly at assembly. For more information, refer to Timing Belt Removal and Installation. Do not attempt to remove the belt without consulting the procedure; extreme engine damage may occur. Fig. 6: Apply sealant to the areas shown
Fig. 7: A and B bolt locations
Fig. 8: Exploded view of the water pump arrangement — 5VZ-FE engine
Fig. 10: Detach the oil cooler hose from the clamp on the fan shroud
Posted on Jul 13, 2010
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