Question about 1992 Mitsubishi Galant
All Mitsubishi cars pretty much hide the water pump under the timing belt. You should buy all new belts for the car and consider replacing the water pump at the same time.You will have to take off the power steering belt, the alternator belt, the upper belt cover, support the motor, take off the motor mount, jack up the right front corner of the car, take off the front right tire, take off the engine plastic under cover, line up the TDC timing mark, Take off the front wheel ,take off the plastic splash cover, using an air wrench take off the lower pulleys, take off the lower engine cover, observe the timing marks/arrows and highlight with paint (on the crankshaft,counter balancer shaft , and cam shaft),take off the timing belt, counter balancer belt if there is one, water pump belt, and now you can unbolt the water pump, scrape the gasket, and replace it. Now the good news, if you have tools,a compressor, an air gun(for lower pulley bolt), patience , and four to eight hours to kill, you can actually do it your self.
Posted on Nov 12, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is a very complicated process, as you have to remove the timing belt. If you are not very mechanically inclined, and do this yourself you could cause complete engine failure as the engine timing is very critical. This is known as a "interference engine" meaning that the pistons WILL hit the cylinder valves, either bending them or punching holes in the pistons if the engine timing belt is not replaced in the exact position that it needs to be. You could opt to check out a repair manual to give yourself an idea of how complicated this is. They are available at any auto parts store for about $20.
Posted on Aug 30, 2009
SOURCE: 2002 mitsubishi galant
Has it overheated lately?
My wife overheated our Galant and it just stopped working, it cranks but that's it.
I pulled the sparkplugs and found them wrapped in a gewey jelly like substance. Like an oil/antifreeze combo.
I am going to replace the entire motor for $1000 as taking it to the mechanics to theorize and practice may cost more.
Posted on Dec 14, 2008
Waterpump replacement requires removal and replacement of your timing belt. Because of this it is not your typical do it yourself repair. Engine timing is critical, and not having your belt set correctly can lead to catastrophic engine damage.
You can purchase a service manual at your local parts store to get an idea of what is involved, however this being an interference engine you should leave this job to a professional if you are uncertain enough about your abilities that you need to ask for help on it. The cost to replace the waterpump is far far less than the cost to repair a engine that had an incorrectly set timing belt.
Posted on Sep 10, 2009
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