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Replacing water pump on 1989 volvo 240dl

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    Daniel Arellano May 11, 2010

    It is very difficult to do it yourself. you have to remove most of the front part of the engine to get to the waterpump.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010




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I did not have any problem installing the water pump. It took about 2 hrs.
Just pay attention to how the old one is designed and comes off the block.

Tap out the tube from the water pump to the heater core and replace the gasket in place with a small amount of gasket sealer to hold it in place.

use a lever to raise the water pump to squeeze the larger O ring into place so you can start the first bolt and you'll be on your way to the finish line in no time.

This is not a job for your average home owner do it your selfer. a little more than basic machanics is sugested to do this one.

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