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How to replace bearing in water pump of chevrolet lumina 2006

My car rubbing sound at engine possible water pump bearing damage need to replace how replace bearing and what bearing no.

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SOURCE: Replacing water pump in 98 Lex GS300

Removal of the crankshaft front pulley/damper can be removed without any damage being caused to the cam belt.
They are a good fit on the shaft, I personaly use a lead tup, weighs 2lbs and will not damage anything if used properly.
Tap equaly all the way round the pulley, that should be ok.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Leaking Coolant - Water Pump Replacement

Depends on your experience, confidence, what tools you have and how much risk you can tolerate if you get into the job and can't finish it or do it incorrectly. A water pump poorly done could result in a damaged engine. It's a fair ways complicated for a novice but within the range of someone who's done brakes or replaced belts, hoses alternators etc. To see what you have to do, find a repair book for your car at the library. Otherwise it will cost somewhere around $200 to $400 depending how complicated the repair.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Replacement of Water Pump. 2001 Chevy Cavalier 2.4 L

Stick with me on this
1.Put the car on jack stands
2.Remove the exhuast manifold, Do not rotate the flex cuopling more then 4 degrees od damage will occur.
3.Diconnect the coolant inlet pipe from the water pump outlet hose, Disconnect from the engine, disconnect it from the thermostate housing and remove it.
4.lower the car back down of the jack stands.
5.Detach the brack booster hose.
6.Remove the timing chain cover and the tensioner.
7.Remove the heater outletpiper from the water pump.
8.Remove the water pump cover bolts.
9.Remove the water pump retianer nuts.
Remove the old gasket and clean.
10.On bench. Install the waterpump and cover but lreave the bolts finger tight.
11.Install back in car, leave water pump bolts looseto allow for positioning.
12.Install water pump cover to engine, tighten by hand.
13.Lubricate oringand install metal outlet pipe back into pump, hand tighten.
14a.Tighten the water pump to timing chain nuts
14b.Tighten the water pump cover to water pump housing bolts.
14c.Tighten water pump cover to engine block bolts.
14d.Tighten the radiator outlet pipe to water pump.
15.Install timing chain tensioner.
16.Install exhuast manifold.
17.Install exhuast pipe.
18. Fill it up and bleed the system.
Good luck

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: need to replace water pump on a1997 chevy lumina

3.1L And 3.4L (VIN E) Engines

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Partially drain the cooling system into a suitable container.
  3. Remove the drive belt guard.
  4. Loosen the water pump pulley bolts before removing the drive belt. This should help keep the pulley from turning as the bolts are loosened.
  5. Remove the drive belt. Please see Section 1.
  6. Remove the water pump pulley bolts and remove the pulley.
  7. Remove the water pump bolts and separate the pump from the engine front cover.
To install:

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Exploded view of the water pump and front cover arrangement—3.1L and 3.4L (VIN E) engines


  1. Clean all parts well. Use care when scraping gasket material from the front cover and the pump. Do not gouge aluminum parts. Clean the bolt threads well. The torque specification is low and if the bolt threads are dirty, an accurate torque is not possible and leaks are likely to develop.
  2. Using a new gasket, install the water pump to the front cover. Install the cleaned and lightly lubricated water pump bolts. Torque to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  3. Install the water pump pulley and bolts and torque to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  4. Install the remaining components in the reverse order of the removal process. When refilling the cooling system, use the proper mix of DEX-COOL® and water. Check for leaks.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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