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How do you replace water pump/do you need to remove timing belt?

I am not familiar with repair on this car.I am doing this for a friend and need some info.Do you need to remove the timing belt prior to changing the water pump.What is the easiest way to get this done???

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There is no easy way to change this, you have to remove the timing belt (but make sure to look for markers on the engine for its proper timing)

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