Question about 1996 BMW 318
1997 316i 1.6 how to take off the water pump? thank you for help
Take waterpump and fan off 93 325
Posted on Mar 28, 2009
Dis-connect battery, drain coolant, remove fan & radiator cowling ( fan coupling has a left hand thread ) undo 4 x retaining bolts in water pump housing. To get the pump out, you may have to tap it slightly & lever it about as the body fits inside an alloy casting. Before you refit, make sure the housing the pump fit into it clean & free from corrosion or pitting by cleaning with some medium to fine abrasive paper. Put some grease ( not sealer ) around the new pump seal & refit everything else. Remember to bleed the air out of the cooling system before driving. Hope this helps & good luck !
Posted on Dec 14, 2008
SOURCE: i am trying to remove
Siezed pumps are a nightmare.
Spray with penetrating fluid, let that soak for 5 minutes then use a length of 3x3 wooden post and hit hard with a lump hammer. It will eventually break out.
The pump is alloy the block is cast so you'll be fine.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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