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On my way home I noticed my car was running warmer than usual. I attempted to put the heat on to cool it down, but it wasnt working. So I pulled over to let it cool on its own, still didn't work. I made it home and found that the water pump was leaking, and I need help on how to replace it. I'm also thinking that the thermostat needs to be replaced and im not sure how to do that either. So any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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  • ilv2dnc88 Jun 20, 2009

    Alright good advice, thanks so much for your help!

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Water pump on that model is easier to excess from bottom,manual says differently.HA HA ! im a saturn tech.Thermostat is right bellow ac compressor.Remove cooling fan assembly and make sure you yse very good six point socket on all of these bolts.Bolt heads are very soft steel on this car.

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  • Tommy Cude Jun 20, 2009

    Your very welcome!

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