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Show parts under hood for warter pump need to install water pump.

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It is easy to see the waterpump because it has to be driven by the engine belts up from the crankshaft.
But there are many different engines and they have different pumps.
The link shows what they look like.
If it is run by the camshaft timing belt, then you should also replace that, and have to make sure you set the engine to TDC on #1 before you start, so that you can ensure you set the timing correctly.
If you have to deal with the timing belt, you should get a manual to be sure.
Otherwise it is only powered by V belt, and is easy to do.
But you should probably also change the thermostat if it overheated.
And if it comes with a paper gasket, use some sealing compound. If it comes with an O ring, you don't need to use anything.

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