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A 3.8 liter with A/C water pump replacement requires that a stamped metal bracket be removed from some mounting bolts. I need a picture or drawing of how this bracket is oriented for replacement.

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The parts people at the dealership are usually glad to make you a copy of whatever you need.. Their pictures are the same as in some Mercury repair books.

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3. Remove the water pump pulley bolts and the pulley.
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How do you replace water pump?


Assuming this is a 460 Ford Big Block:

REMOVAL

-Drain cooling system.
-Remove drive belts.
-Remove bolts attaching fan shroud to radiator.
-Remove fan blade from fan clutch and remove fan shroud.
-Remove fan clutch and water pump pulley from water pump.
-Remove four bolts and one nut attaching A/C compressor mounting bracket to cylinder head and water pump. Do not remove A/C compressor or power steering pump from A/C compressor mounting bracket.
-Pull A/C compressor mounting bracket forward to remove from stud on water pump.
-Remove bolt attaching generator adjusting arm to water pump. Remove four bolts attaching generator mounting bracket to cylinder head, cylinder block and water pump.
-Remove remaining water pump attaching bolts and remove water pump from engine front cover.
-Remove water pump cover from water pump. Discard water pump housing gasket and water pump cover gasket.
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-Remove any gasket material from water pump cylinder front cover and separator plate mating surfaces.
-Position new water pump housing gasket and water pump cover gasket coated on both sides with Perfect Seal Sealing Compound B5A-19554-A or equivalent water-resistant sealer meeting Ford specification ESE-M4G115-A.
-Position water pump and water pump cover onto engine front cover. Install bolts and tighten to16-24 Nm (12-18 ft. lbs.).
-Install generator mounting bracket to cylinder head, cylinder block and water pump with four attaching bolts. Install generator adjusting arm to water pump with one attaching bolt. Tighten 7/16-inch bolts to 54-71 Nm (40-53 ft. lbs.) and 3/8-inch bolts to 41-54 Nm (30-40 ft. lbs.).
-Position A/C compressor mounting bracket over water pump stud and secure to cylinder head with four bolts tightened to 54-71 Nm (40-53 ft. lbs.) and secure nut to water pump to 41-54 Nm (30-40 ft. lbs.).
-Install water pump pulley and fan clutch to water pump hub with four bolts. Install fan blade to fan clutch with four bolts. Tighten water pump pulley, fan clutch hub bolts, and fan-to-fan clutch hub bolts to 16-24 Nm (12-18 ft. lbs.). Install fan shroud.
-Install drive belts.
-Fill and bleed the cooling system.
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2000 dodge caravan remove mounting assembly to release power steering pump. I have already removed the passenger wheel and wheel well took all the bolts from the pump and all i could find from the...


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* Drain the cooling system into a proper container.

* Remove the serpentine belt

* Remove the alternator and bracket

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* Unfasten the mounting bolts and remove the water pump.

* Use a putty knife and thoroughly clean old gasket material off of gasket mounting surface.

* Place a small bead of RTV sealant on new water pump.

* Put on gasket and make sure bolt holes are lined up properly.

* Install the water pump and tighten the retaining bolts to 18 ft lbs.

* Install the water pump pulley and then go back to retaining bolts and tighten to 22 ft lbs.

* Reinstall alternator and bracket.

* Put on serpentine belt.

* Fill cooling system to proper level with coolant.

* Connect battery cable, start the engine, and check for leaks.

Sure hope this helped you and good luck with the repair.

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  1. Remove the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the engine cooling system.
  3. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
  4. Remove the A/C compressor suction pipe bracket (if equipped).
  5. Loosen four water pump pulley bolts. Do not remove the bolts.
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  7. Remove the right lower splash shield.
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  9. Loosen the generator adjusting bolt (1), pivot the generator and remove the water pump/generator drive belt.
  10. Remove the crankshaft pulley.
  11. Remove the water pump pulley (four bolts).
  12. Remove the timing belt.
  13. Remove the oil level indicator (dipstick) guide tube.
  14. Remove the upper generator adjusting bracket from the water pump (one bolt).

    1. Remove the rubber seals from the water pump.
    2. Remove the water pump mounting bolts and nuts.
    3. Remove the water pump and gasket from the vehicle.
    4. Clean the water pump and the gasket mating surfaces.
    5. Install the water pump.
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    7. Install new rubber seals (1) to the water pump (2).
    8. Install the upper generator adjusting bracket to the water pump (one bolt).
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      2. Install the timing belt.
      3. Install the water pump pulley.
      4. Finger-tighten the four bolts.
      5. Install the crankshaft pulley.
      6. Install the water pump/generator drive belt to the crankshaft, water pump and generator pulleys.

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A manual will have pictures and everything.
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