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How hard is it to change water pump and timing belt

Timing belt and water pump change. how hard is it? special tools needed?

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Its a pain. not really any room to work and if you get one of the pulleys off by one tooth it wont run right. its completely do-able though depending on your mechanical ability. my eclipse required a special tool to loosen the tension pulley on the timing belt but we found a way to get around it.

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  • jeff Feb 22, 2013

    i know there is no room to work on this motor removed the wter pump tube and last week to replace the seals, designer of this engine should be shot

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