Replacing water pump
To replace water pump on Chevrolet s-10. You need take of the top half of the fan shroud, pop off the hoses to the water pump and the take out the bolts to the water pump.To get the fan off, you need a special tool called a half h tool, The half H tool holds the bolts in place so you have leverage to then twist the fan off.Before removing parts to replace water pump first drain the antifreeze.Place the drain pan under the radiator, open the drain on the bottom of the radiator and allow the antifreeze to drain into the pan.Remove the upper fan shroud using a 10-mm socket. Remove the four 13-mm nuts securing the radiator fan to the water pump pulley, using a wrench.Pull the water pump pulley off the water pump. Remove all hoses from the water pump, including the lower radiator hose and upper heater hoses. Remove the four bolts securing the water pump to the block, using a 15-mm socket and ratchet with the 3-inch extension.
lift the water pump off the block. Clean all the remaining gasket material off the block passages using the gasket scraper. Lay the new water pump face down with the outlet ports up.And complete the procedure of fitting the new water pump in reverse of how you removed the old one.---------------- Thank you.
Jan 24, 2011 |
1987 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup