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I cant remove the waterpump on a 1995 Maxima

I have tried to push the piston back and hold it with a thumb nail,then rotate the engine 20 degrees to give it slack but i still cant remove the waterpump. Now I'm trying to remove the timing cover but it want come off. I have removed every bolt out but for some reason the bottom want come loose. Can anyone please help me cause thid car is driving me crazy, I'm doing dis for a friend and this car has been takin up space for over a week now.

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