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Water pump on escort

Are the water pumps the same for a escort 1600 16v & 1800 16v (1996) petrol engines and are they easy to fix yourself

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If the engines are Zetec DOHC 16v, I would suggest that you source a new water pump for your engine. To change the water pump is not very easy for the average DIY. I would entrust the job to a vehcile technician and get the drive belts changed at the same time as the anti freeze would have contaminated your drive belts.

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