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I took out the motormount and started to take the water pump out, but the power steering pump bracket in in the way of one bolt. How do I remove the bracket to get the h2o pump out?

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  • mhatkins May 01, 2010

    I got the pulley off. But still can't get the bracket off or to move so I can get the pump off. Hmmm... Thanks for the info.

  • mhatkins May 01, 2010

    Yes. jacked the motor up and removed the motor mount. The last bolt to remove the water pump is on the bottom left of the pump housing, behind the p/s bracket. Only half the bolt shows so the bracket needs to either be removed or tilted upwards the get the bolt completely out.

  • mhatkins May 01, 2010

    No. I used to have a Haynes manual but misplaced it.

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U must pull the pulley off the PS pump to get at the bracket bolts, for that u need a PS pulley puller special tool, u can borrow this from Kragen or Autozone for a deposit with a credit card

Posted on May 01, 2010

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    yadayada May 01, 2010

    do u have the engine side mount disconnected so u can tilt end of engine up with a floor jack under the pan? u must to this to provide clearance

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    yadayada May 01, 2010

    I have done this very job but am not sure what u are missing here without eyes on, do u have the factory service manual?

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Except Twincam Engines See Figures 1 and 2
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Fig. 1: Exploded view of the water pump mounting - 3.4L engine

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