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My waterpump is leaking. It looks like a small plug on top of a star bolt. Any help will be appreciated...

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  • Honda-94 Jan 26, 2009

    Correct.... I went to Advanced Auto yesterday and upon seeing the water pump, there is a vent right on top of the rubber part towards the bottom rear part of the waterpump. The person on duty advised me that the water is flowing straight through as the gear in the water pump is going bad and hence I have to change the water pump which requires me to take the whole timing belt unit out. I am debating at this point as to what to do with the car...
    Any other info will be greatly appreciated. Also other than the regular tools what other specialized tools do I have to have to complete this job.



  • Jerry Koski
    Jerry Koski May 11, 2010

    tell me is there a vent type hole in this area ?? if so the water pump has lost its seal and is needing replaced

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There is water seal inside the waterpump.Impeller must be take off by press mechine.then water seal will be seen.

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