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Re: I have no idea how to remove the water pump pulley!
Ok, now I know for sure what the problem is, the water pump pulley is pressed on, u will need to disconnect the top side engine mount and raise the engine up about a foot with a floor jack, make sure u put the jack saddle somewhere where u won't damage the oil pan, if u must lift it by the pan use a flat peice of wood to spread the load, once it is up the pump will slide out, then u must have the old pulley removed and the new one pressed on,I think a power steering pulley remover tool is what u need, Kragen and Autozone will loan these to u free of charge if u want to try and press the pulley off and on yourself.
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Unclip it push it away from the radiator use an 8mm allen key to undo the viscous fan then you can remove the cowling easily ( i have welded a extension onto my 8mm allen key to make this easy) you will need to hold the water pump pulley while cracking off the 8mm center bolt
What is needed Tools: 6mm and 8mm allen wrench socket, 5mm allen wrench.
8mm, 13mm, 19mm socket and ratchet. 10mm combination wrench. Long
ratchet extensions (at least one 6in, more are helpful). 5inch Wheel
puller (for main shaft pulley). (Some models may need a special spanner
tool to adjust the timing belt tensioner) Parts: 2 gal of anti-freeze
mixed with distilled water. All three V-belts. (Alt, A/C, P/S) $32.95
New water pump top. $91.91 New gasket for WP. $9.13 New timing belt.
Remove battery cable (either power (+) or ground (-)) remove
alternator remove A/C remove power steering pump .Remove water pump pulleys remove
main shaft pulleys remove timing belt covers remove A/C mounting
(don't turn any of the wheels its connected to) replace timing belt
water pump face put on new gasket and new part.
Leave pulleys off.
replace bottom timing belt cover, replace crank shaft pulley, replace steering
pump, replace A/C, put small belt on A/C (hang loose) put large belt
around A/C, Main and water pump pulley. put middle size belt on Main water
pump and power steering pump reattach bolts for the steering pump
pulleys put alternator back on adjust all belts. connect battery
areas: Main pulley: There are 4 6mm hex head bolts. These must be
removed. The main 19mm hex head can be used to turn the engine it the timing belt
slips and you have to readjust the timing.
Putting on new
belts: This can be a real pain if you get VW belts. The adjustments won't
give enough to put the belts over the edge so the easy way is to remove
the pulley on the water pump. Then its real easy.
If you turn the wheels that the timing belt goes on you will
have to reset the timing. Mark the timing points with something
like whiteout so its easy to see. The timing mark on the toothed
gears are small dots. The timing mark for the crankshaft is a small cut
on the outer pulley. When its aligned with the intermediate wheel timing
mark (there is an arrow on the cover as a hint) should intersect as viewed
from the right wheel well. The camshaft timing mark should line up
with the top of the engine near the front.
Power steering pump: It is
held on with lots of bolts. One is in a channel that is hard to see but
can be found with a 6" extension. If you look at the pump you will see
three bolts that go into the housing. This should give you an idea where
the forth is.
you need a belt rope wrench to hod the pulley, however you can remove it without taking the pulley off and put it in a vice to get it off. you will need a 3/8 ths drive ratchet to get it out with and tap it with a hammer also use a torch to heat up the outer edge to get the lock tight break loose.
if there is a dimple in the middle of the shaft, then you will probably need a pulley remover. make sure you havent missed any bolts that you have to go through little holes on the pulley to get to also. and also turn the pulley and look for any bolts that hold it on that are on the sides of the pulley, like a allen key bolt but on the side of the pulley that holds it on that way. i hope this helps
Are you talking about the Power steering pulley? Unbolt the pump, It is held on by two bolts and they are accessed thru the holes in the pulley. Just unbolt the pump and move it out of the way. Leave all the lines attached to it.
I'm not so certain you need to take that pulley off to get the water pump off. All the bolts should be accessible. Aren't there holes in the pulley that line up with any hidden bolts in behind? GM is well known for doing that. Rotate the pulley until you can sneak a socket through the pulley hole and get onto the bolts you need. (Unless this is a different design).