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L200 2007 DiD just changed water pump, had to remove timing belt to get to the pump, now re timed it and it billows out blue smoke. Were did I go wrong??

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SOURCE: HOW TO PUT THE TIMING BELT BACK ON AFTER CHANGING THE WATER PUMP

hi did the water pump callapse and cause the car to stop or was it running and you decided to change the the pump and before you took the belt off did you line the timming marks up just let me know and lets see if we can get it going for you yates210456

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SOURCE: subaru loyale wagon replacing the timing belt

Get a proper manual like Haynes (amazon, parts store, Haynes.com).  You should not have to take either main pullel or cam pulley off to change timeing belt,  you DO want a new tensioner and and new idler pulley (if there is one).  Failure to replace these may result in a later failure that wipes out the blet, and possibly the motor (if it is an interference motor).
If you can change the oil pump from working on the front side of the motor, you are either a magician or a contortionist;!) and I need you to help me work on my car;~)    It's pretty rare for an oil pump to go bad before 400K km or 300K miles  ... the bloddy things are in a constant bath of oil!

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SOURCE: Do I change water pump when having timing belt changed

I would go to auto zone and get a diagram and the timing belt and do it yourself and the water pump (no it does not have to be changed everytime the timing belt is changed but if the car has over 60,000miles then it is best to change them both) it is not that hard especially if the car is not out of time just make sure you disconnect the negative side of the battery

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SOURCE: 1999 Tercel. Timing belt/water pump interval change?

Hello tinaromano1: The factory specification are to replace the belt every 90,000 miles in severe service. I would recommend to replace at 90,000 no matter what the service would be. Keep in mind should the belt break there is always a chance engine damage may occur. Should you need further help just ask. Thank You for using FixYa. Roger

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SOURCE: change water pump on 2001 hyundai tiburon

It is a 2.0L (the delta blocks weren't in tibs until '03). You have to remove the timing belt tensioner, and then you can remove the bolts for the water pump. I would strongly recommend not only taking careful precaution not to disturb the orientation of the gears in this process, but also to replace the timing belt and water pump at the same time. You don't want to go through this process all over again do you?

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It is recommended that a timing belt should be change every 100,000km. Honda's and Acura's especially. Whenever the water pump is changed, it is also wise to change the timing belt too as it is all in one spot, and VS. In some cars, [Acura's], when the timing belt breaks, it also can tear your valves in your engine apart, so I hope that this answers your question

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I have a 1997 dodge dakota and there is smoke coming in from the heater vents some times it doesn't happen but most of the time it is billowing out. Could be heater core or water pump not sure


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How do I change a water pump on a 2004 kia sorento?


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Water Pump - Removal & Installation
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the drive belt and the water pump pulley.
  5. Remove the timing belt cover, timing belt, auto tensioner and idler pulley.
  6. Remove the water outlet fitting, the thermostat case and the water pump fitting.
  7. Remove the water pump mounting bolts.
  8. Remove the water pump.

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    Fig. Water pump and timing belt assembly-exploded view

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Fig. Water pump bolt locations
  1. Clean the gasket surfaces of the water pump body and the cylinder block.
  2. Install the new water pump gasket and pump assembly. Tighten the bolts to 12-16 ft. lbs. (17-22 Nm).
  3. Install the water pump fitting, the thermostat case and the water outlet fitting.
  4. Install the auto tensioner and timing belt. Adjust the timing belt tension, then install the timing belt cover.
  5. Install the drive belt, water pump pulley and then adjust the auto tensioner.
  6. Refill the coolant.
  7. Run the engine and check for leaks.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the drive belt and the water pump pulley.
  5. Remove the timing belt cover, timing belt, auto tensioner and idler pulley.
  6. Remove the water outlet fitting, the thermostat case and the water pump fitting.
  7. Remove the water pump mounting bolts.
  8. Remove the water pump.

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Fig. Water pump bolt locations

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Fig. Water pump O-ring installation
  1. Clean the gasket surfaces of the water pump body and the cylinder block.
  2. Install the new water pump gasket and pump assembly. Tighten the bolts to 12-16 ft. lbs. (17-22 Nm).
  3. Install the water pump fitting, the thermostat case and the water outlet fitting.
  4. Install the auto tensioner and timing belt. Adjust the timing belt tension, then install the timing belt cover.
  5. Install the drive belt, water pump pulley and then adjust the auto tensioner.
  6. To adjust the drive belt tension, hang the belt on the pulley of the tensioner and install the tensioner.
    NOTE If the tensioner is already installed, loosen its mounting bolts to allow belt installation
  7. Install the drive belt.
  8. Adjust the belt tension to specification by turning the adjusting bolt clockwise or counterclockwise.
  9. Air conditioning belt tension should be 0.28-0.039 inch. Alternator belt tension should be 0.39-0.051 inch. Power steering belt tension should be 0.31-0.051 inch.
  10. Torque the tensioner assembly bolt to 33-36 ft. lbs. (45-50 Nm).
  11. Refill the coolant.
  12. Run the engine and check for leaks.

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In addition to the blue smoke


A Honda is always worth servicing. The only time that you need to change the timing belt is if it breaks or the vehicle is almost at 200,000 miles on it. The blue smoke is a little worry some. But Honda's run forever and I feel like you should keep it

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60,000 mile timing belt changed and it overheated and smoke a


You are talking about 2 different things here, YES the water pump should have been replaced with the timing belt. But the water tank you're talking about is it the radiator or a radiator reservoir. Either way they are not related to the timing job that was done. However I'm not by any means trying to blame the mechanic but sometimes the radiator can get damaged during a timing belt job is caution is NOT used when removing Crankshaft Pulley especially when using air tools. Good Luck contact if you need more help. Thanks for using FIX YA

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