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Water pump replacement advice

I want to fix this myself to cut costs, but want to know if there are any important tips I might need before diving in head first. Does the timing belt need removed? Should any other parts be replaced as well? The pump leaks so it's time for a new one. What other advice might you have that will keep me from having to take it into the shop anyway.

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The job is a little tight ,, but after u have it done ,, make sure u know how to get the air out of the colling system ,, get a repair manual ,, haynes is a great manual part store 15 dollars or so

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

  • Paul Lima Aug 16, 2008

    oh make sure u use thread sealer on the water pump bolts ,,!!

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