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I have a 96 v6 camaro rs watet is leaking from the water pump are water pump area

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At least you have the V6. If you change it yourself it is not bad.
If you can afford it, have it replaced along with a new thermostat and fresh coolant.

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There is a weep hole bottom of water pump at the pulley area if it is coming from there it needs to be changed

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SOURCE: water pump replacement 96 isuzu rodeo

Remove belt, fan, fan shroud and fan bracket. Remove timing covers, timing belt and water pump. Replace timing belt and the hydraulic tensioner with new ones. I suggest you get a mechanic to do this as you can easly get it out of time. Not an easy job.

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SOURCE: camaro fuel pump

The fuel pump is in the gas tank. To replace it you need to drain most of the fuel out of the tank and remove the tank from the car. The car needs to be lifted up in the air enough to slide the tank from under the car. There is a metal ring on the top of the tank and it needs to be removed jently with a screw driver and a small hammer. This part (fuel sending unit) is worth lots of money so do not damage it. The pump is in the tank and will come out when the metal retaining ring/ fuel sending unit is removed. Install the new pump the same way the old one came out and reverse these steps for installation.
It may be possible to make the pump work for a short while if you hit the bottom of the fuel tank in the middle with a hammer.

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 96 RS Camaro High Idle on Cold Start.

you prob need a coolant temp sensor

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a water leak on my 96 camaro. It has a 3.8

It is your Lower Imtake Manifold gasket (LIM). Late Production Camaros and Firebirds used Dex-Cool coolant which nortoriously caused the LMI to actually disintegrate. The failure of the LIM allows coolant to leak to the exterior of the engine as well as into the interior of the engine eventually getting into your oil. Check your oil for a brown milky color... if you have it immediately drive your car to you favorite repair shop and replace the LIM gasket. The GM 3.1L, 3.4L and 3.8L engines are famous for disintegrated LIM gaskets and a good shop will have replaced 30-50 of these in a year. The LMI is part of the reason the public dissed Pontiac and eventually led to its demise (not to mention bad management at GM). Find a shop familiar with the LIM problem and it shouldn't cost more than $500 to replace (or less). If you have any mechanical skill you can replace it yourself... the gasket kit costs about $35 at NAPA AutoParts and it takes a whole Saturday if it's your first time. I just finished replacing the LMI on my wife's '94 Firebird.

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SOURCE: cant find relay for radiator fan? 1992 camaro rs

The relay should be on the left hand side of the engine compartment on a relay bracket. Ive attached a picture of the relay location (#8)

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