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Replacement of water pump .do i need special tools? any instructional advice will help me.

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Go to nearest autyo parts store and buy a Haynes repair manual for your car that should give you all the information you need.

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Removal of water pump on a 95 lexus es300


Sounds like you got some bogus advice. First go to your local library and check out the repair manual that covers your vehicle. This manual will instruct you on how to carry out most all common repairs. The belt you reference is probably not the timing belt, but that's something you'll learn when you find the repair manual for your car. By the way you should have your own repair manual for your car. It's very valuable, and can give much needed info to help decide if you can do the repair you're contemplating (is in your experience level). You'll make things worse if you can't/won't follow instructions. Most repairs can be done by the owner (in my opinion). If you know basic hand tools and do this one thing - always read the instructions beforehand to be sure you understand what the particular repair entails. Also this will alert you to the need of any special tooling to complete your task. Once you find a repair manual at the library you can compare the different brands. Chilton manuals are very popular, but there are others out there, and you may prefer them. Good luck.

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How do I replace the water pump on my Cadillac Deville?


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Here the instructions.

  • Take off the plastic cover located near the top of the radiator if present.
  • Remove the protective shield located on top of the belt pulling the water pump. You will need to undo two 10mm nuts and one 10mm bolt.
  • Undo the 10mm nut that holds water pump housing togeter with the oil dipstick.
  • Take off the air intake assembly.
  • Move the PCM computer to one side, ensure that the module is safely placed.
  • Release the belt tensioner using a big flat screwdriver.
  • Remove the serpentine belt from the water pump pulley
  • Remove the upper radiator hose. This is held by a metal clamp. Use plyers to remove the clamp.
  • Remove also the clamp from the thermostat housing bypass hose, without removing the hose (you have to bleed coolant first).
  • Unscrew the four 10mm bolts that hold the water pump housing and letcoolant drain from water pump plug. At this point you can also removethe lower radiator hose to drain faster.
  • After coolant drains remove the water pump housing.
  • At this point you have to use a special Water Pump removal tool onwater pump cand turn clockwise until the pump is sliding off thehousing.
  • Remove the pump and the o-ring located inside the water pump housing.
  • Clean and grease the area, put a new o-ring and install back water pump housing
  • Install the new water pump using the special tool and following operations in reverse order.

You may need to use sealant tabs from a Cadillac or GM dealer. Here is what you need.
Better going to your local dealer to get the best product for yourCadillac. You will also need a 3/8'' ratchet, socket and extensions

Youmay also need to replace the housing cover gasket. You will need toreplace the O-Ring, that usually comes with the new pump.
When installing new pump you must also ensure that the new pump is aligned correctly,one of the tabs on the pump housing is different and will lock up the pump, so it must bealigned properly while installing.

Here pump:2000 Cadillac DeVille Water Pump

Here the special tool: Water Pump Removal and Installation Impact Socket

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What are the torqe specs for 2006 H3 fan/clutch and water pump


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How do I replace water pump and timing chain on 2.4 4 cylinder Chevy Cavilier


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My cadillac eldorado etc 98 model needs a water pump pulley i can not find it anywhere does it go by any other name it is over heating and a we called a mech friend and he said it was the water pump and...


The water pump should come with a pulley on it or at least transfer over to the new one if it doesn't come with a pulley. Water Pump Removal and Installation All Engines To Remove:
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Cautions and Warnings in the beginning of this section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Coolant into a suitable container
    • Upper filler panel
    • Air cleaner assembly
    • Secondary AIR injection control valve gm_car_cad_sev_wtr_pmp_belt_shld.gif

    • Oil level indicator tube nut
    • Water pump belt shield fasteners
    • Water pump belt shield gm_car_cad_sev_wtr_pmp_drv_belt.gif

    • Water pump drive belt (D) gm_car_cad_sev_rad_outl_hos.gif

    • Radiator outlet hose from the thermostat housing gm_car_cad_sev_wtr_pmp_and_covr.gif

    • Water pump cover bolts
    • Water pump cover
    • Heater return hose
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  3. Position suitable water pump puller/installer tool (or special service tool J38816-A) to the water pump locking ears.
  4. Fasten the support plate to the water housing crossover to ensure proper engagement of the tool to the water pump locking ears.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Pump from the housing:
      1. Use suitable water pump puller/installer tool (or special service tool J38816-A) to turn the pump clockwise
    • Support plate from the water housing crossover gm_car_cad_sev_wtr_pmp_rem.gif

    • Water pump
    • Seal from the water crossover
  6. Clean the sealing surfaces of the water housing crossover and the pump cover.
  7. Clean and inspect the water pump.
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Seal into the recessed portion of the water crossover
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    NOTE: The notched locking ear must be in the 7 o'clock position.
  2. Index the water pumps locking ears with the tangs in the water crossover.
  3. Position suitable water pump puller/installer tool (or special service tool J38816-A) to the water pump locking ears.
  4. Fasten the support plate to the water housing crossover to ensure proper engagement of the tool to the water pump locking ears.
  5. Turn suitable water pump puller/installer tool (or special service tool J38816-A) counterclockwise.
  6. Torque the water pump
    • Torque to: 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm)
  7. Remove the support plate from the water housing crossover.
  8. Install or connect the following:
    • Water pump cover to the heater return hose
    • Water pump cover to the water housing crossover
    • Water pump cover bolts
      1. Torque to 89 inch. lbs. (10 Nm)
    • Radiator outlet hose to the thermostat housing
    • Water pump drive belt
  9. Place the water pump belt shield in position.
  10. Install or connect the following:
    • Water pump belt shield fasteners
      1. Torque to 89 inch. lbs. (10 Nm)
    • Oil level indicator tube nut
      1. Torque to 89 inch. lbs. (10 Nm)
    • Secondary AIR injection control valve
    • Air cleaner assembly
    • Upper filler panel
  11. Fill the cooling system.
  12. Start the engine then idle until normal operating temperature is attained.
  13. Recheck coolant level and top off as needed.
  14. Test drive the vehicle.
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Instructions for removing 1999 chev cavalier water pump


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