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I need to replace the water pump possibly.

Soemthing is leaking and it believe that it might be the water pump and pwer steering pump as well.I am having difficulty fowwing the Chilton's manual. It does not give a clear picture of the model that I have. Also what is SOHC and DOHC engine? Thank you,I sure hope that it does not have a crack in the block.

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Sohc--single over head cam...dohc-- double over cam..this is not an easy job because you have to remove timing belt and when you put it back together everything has to line up right or car wont run

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