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Is there a special tool that releases the lower unit after i take off the bolts from the top end so i can change out the water pump for my 50hp. suzuki? chris...

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You also have to undo the gearbox linkage.It's a thin rod that goes down to the lower unit and changes the g/box into fwd n rev.
There will be a small plate on the side of the leg about halfway down.Put the engine in N ,remove the plate and will see the small bolts inside the leg to undo.
Reinstall the opposite way.
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How to change water pump on a 2009 Ford Fusion


2.3L Engine

Specific to:
Ford Fusion 2008-2009
Mercury Milan 2008-2009
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Loosen the 3 coolant pump pulley bolts.
  4. Remove the accessory drive belt.
  5. Remove the 3 bolts and the coolant pump pulley.
    1. To install, tighten to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  6. Remove the 3 bolts and the coolant pump.
  7. Remove and discard the O-ring seal.
    1. To install, tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).


25940856-ldxojubx5kaly1k2zv3zks4n-2-0.gif Fig. Exploded view of the water pump-2.3L engine


To install:
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  2. Lubricate the O-ring seal with clean engine coolant.
  3. Fill and bleed the cooling system

3.0L Engine

Specific to:
Ford Fusion 2008-2009
Mercury Milan 2008-2009
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove the coolant pump belt.
  4. Using Special tool 303-S455, or equivalent, remove the coolant pump drive pulley.


25940856-ldxojubx5kaly1k2zv3zks4n-2-1.gif Fig. Using Special tool 303-S455, or equivalent, remove the coolant pump drive pulley

5, Disconnect the heater hose from the coolant pump.
6. Disconnect the coolant pump-to-engine hose and position aside.
7. Remove the 3 bolts from the coolant pump assembly.
8. Reposition the coolant pump-to-thermostat housing hose clamp and remove the coolant pump and hose as an assembly.


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Fig. View of the water pump and related components-3.0L engine

To install:
  1. Connect the coolant pump-to-thermostat housing hose and reposition the clamp.
  2. Position the coolant pump assembly and install the 3 bolts:
    1. Tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
    2. Tighten the 3 bolts an additional 90 degrees.
  3. Connect the coolant pump-to-engine hose and the heater hose.
    NOTE
    Install the coolant pump drive pulley flush with the end of the camshaft.
  4. Using Special tools 211-185 and 303-S455, or equivalent, install the coolant pump drive pulley.



25940856-ldxojubx5kaly1k2zv3zks4n-2-6.gif Fig. Using Special tools 211-185 and 303-S455, or equivalent, install the coolant pump drive pulley

5. Install the coolant pump belt.
6. Fill and bleed the cooling system.

Nov 04, 2015 | 2009 Ford Fusion SE

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


Hi.

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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How to replace the shocks


This is a specialised job requiring special tools .this spring can KILL if released without knowledge but replacing the two units complete with two from the scrapyard is easy .three bolts on top and two bolts normally on the lower fitting but repeat do not attempt to seperate the spring ,take the strut to a local garage to have the springs changed to the new shockers

May 30, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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1977 9.8 hp Mercury Outboard Motor Serrial # 4605112, it's an electric start with a short shaft


put it in forward gear. Drop the lower off by releasing the bolts and nuts holding it holding the lower on. (one is hiding under the back pick up screen)- some models had a plug in the back top of the exhaust/intermediate housing hiding an allen head bolt pointing down.

Once released, put a protector in a vise and clamp the lower to the bench.

2 screws or bolts will hold the water pump cover on. (the drive shaft runs thru it) Clean the carbon and rust off the drive shaft will allow the pump housing and impeller off the lower. Retrieve the funny looking key drive which runs the pump.

Inspect the shaft, the lower unit oil for water. and find all the pieces of the water pump impeller which may have gone places they shouldn't have.- including the outlet tube from the power head. Check this by putting a tube on the end and blowing- you should hear and feel the pressure in the exhaust and tell tale hole.

Now take the model number , the old pump parts to the marina for a replacement. Do a side by side comparison at the marina so you get the right stuff. Check the inside drive of the rubber impeller and see if they are exactly the same.

NOW- put the new wear plate / gaskets and drive key on, hold in place with grease. Slide the impeller on the key and spin the drive in both directions to be sure it has the impeller and will securely turn it.

Put grease in the cup of the pump housing to prevent dry start and help seat the impeller blades. Spin the shaft as you lower the housing in the pump so the blades all face in the right direction (clockwise). Screw in the bolts. Grease up the seal the watertube goes in and the spline end of the drive shaft.

Up the hole it all goes, now you only have to spline the shifter (it hasn't moved has it?) The drive shaft and the water tube all at the same time.

Check the shifter for correct position and bolt it down

Jul 28, 2012 | Mercury Mark 30 Hipo Outboard Motor...

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I dont know how to remove the lower unit on my 1987 50hp i got the 4 screws out and now it wont slide off plzz help its my first boat and i wanna get back in the water


You are probably attempting to separate cases at wrong point if so you have internal bolts you cannot see.you also have shift linkage to release usualy small port to acsess.Be carefull you can do irreparable damige.

Mar 16, 2012 | Boating

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Replacing water pump


This is for the 3.9 v6 you did not specify motor size.
Hope this helps, it it does please leave feedback Thank You and Good Luck


The water pump can be removed and installed without discharging the air conditioning system (if equipped).
  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Drain cooling system.
  3. Do not waste reusable coolant. If solution is clean, drain coolant into a clean container for reuse.
WARNING: CONSTANT TENSION HOSE CLAMPS ARE USED ON MOST COOLING SYSTEM HOSES. WHEN REMOVING OR INSTALLING, USE ONLY TOOLS DESIGNED FOR SERVICING THIS TYPE OF CLAMP, SUCH AS SPECIAL CLAMP TOOL (NUMBER 6094). SNAP-ON CLAMP TOOL (NUMBER HPC-20) MAY BE USED FOR LARGER CLAMPS. ALWAYS WEAR SAFETY GLASSES WHEN SERVICING CONSTANT TENSION CLAMPS.

CAUTION: A number or letter is stamped into the tongue of constant tension clamps. If replacement is necessary, use only an original equipment clamp with matching number or letter.


  1. Remove upper radiator hose clamp and hose at radiator.
Fan Blade And Viscous Fan Drive-3.9L/5.2L/5.9L Engines 81898572


  1. The thermal viscous fan drive is attached (threaded) to the water pump hub shaft. Remove fan/viscous fan drive assembly from water pump by turning mounting nut counterclockwise as viewed from front. Threads on viscous fan drive are RIGHT HAND. A Snap-On 36 MM Fan Wrench (number SP346 from Snap-On Cummins Diesel Tool Set number 2017DSP) can be used. Place a bar or screwdriver between water pump pulley bolts to prevent pulley from rotating. Do not attempt to remove fan/viscous fan drive assembly from vehicle at this time.
  2. If water pump is being replaced, do not unbolt fan blade assembly from thermal viscous fan drive.
  3. Remove fan shroud attaching hardware (two bolts at bottom-two clips at top).
  4. Remove fan shroud and fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly from vehicle as a complete unit.
  5. After removing fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly, do not place thermal viscous fan drive in horizontal position. If stored horizontally, silicone fluid in viscous fan drive could drain into its bearing assembly and contaminate lubricant.
  6. Do not remove water pump pulley bolts at this time.
Automatic Belt Tensioner Assembly-3.9L/5.2L/5.9L Engines 81898573


  1. Remove accessory drive belt as follows: The drive belt is equipped with a spring loaded automatic tensioner. Relax tension from belt by rotating tensioner clockwise (as viewed from front). When all belt tension has been relaxed, remove accessory drive belt.
  2. Remove four water pump pulley-to-water pump hub bolts and remove pulley from vehicle.
  3. Remove lower radiator hose clamp and remove lower hose at water pump.
  4. Remove heater hose clamp and heater hose from heater hose coolant return tube.
Coolant Return Tube-3.9L/5.2L/5.9L Engines-Typical 81898574


  1. Loosen heater hose coolant return tube mounting bolt and remove tube from water pump. Discard the old tube O-ring.
Water Pump Bolts-3.9L/5.2L/5.9L Engines 81898575


  1. Remove seven water pump mounting bolts.
  2. Loosen clamp at water pump end of bypass hose. Slip bypass hose from water pump while removing pump from vehicle. Discard old gasket.
CAUTION: Do not pry water pump at timing chain case/cover. The machined surfaces may be damaged resulting in leaks.


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Where is water pump and drive belt located on 2003 corolla ? Dealer recommended it needs changing along with timing chain tensioner which they say is leaking oil . I usually fix my own cars after doing my...


Water Pump Removal & Installation To Remove:
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Drain the engine coolant.
  3. Remove the right lower splash shield.
  4. Remove the drive belt toy_car_18_eng_wtr_pmp_blts.gif

  5. Remove the 6 water pump mounting bolts. Remove the water pump and O-ring (except XRS). toy_car_18_eng_wtr_pmp_set_blts_sst.gif

  6. Using special tool 09960-10010 or equivalent, remove the water pump pulley bolts and pulley (XRS).
  7. Remove the 6 water pump mounting bolts. Remove the water pump and O-ring (XRS).
To Install:
  1. Install a new O-ring on the timing chain cover. toy_car_18_eng_wtr_pmp_blt_torque.gif

    Note: Bolt lengths are indicated in the illustration bolt (1) 1.18 inches (30mm) bolt (2) 1.38 inches (35 mm)
  2. Install the water pump (except XRS).
    1. Tighten the mounting bolts (1) to 80 inch-lbs (9 Nm).
    2. Tighten the mounting bolts (2) 8 ft-lbs (11 Nm).
  3. Install the water pump (XRS).
    1. Tighten the mounting bolts 80 in lbs (9 Nm).
    2. Install the water pump pulley using special tool 09960-10010 or equivalent. Tighten the mounting bolts 11 ft lbs (15 Nm).
  4. Install the right lower splash shield.
  5. Install the drive belt.
  6. Fill the cooling system.
  7. Check for leaks.
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How to replace water pump on a 1985 90 hp mariner outboard motor


mcdevito75 Here, If I;m not mistaken the water pump is in the lower houseing, a big job, let the marina take care of it as the water pump should be Changed only if it doesn"t pump at all.

Jun 16, 2010 | 2004 Mercury Mariner

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How do you change the water pump on a 1998 Ford contour 2.0 liter. have the part off but can't get it out of engine compartment


Removal
  1. NOTE: Install the memory saver.
    Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  1. Drain the cooling system. Refer to Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding in this Section.
  1. Remove the wheel.
  1. Remove the right - hand side lower splash shield.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the splash shield.
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  1. Lower the vehicle.
  1. Loosen the water pump pulley bolts.
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  1. Remove the accessory drive belt. For additional information, refer to Section 303-05.
  1. Using the special tool, remove the crankshaft pulley.
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  1. Remove the water pump pulley.
    1. Remove the bolts.
    1. Remove the pulley.
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  1. Remove the water pump bolts.
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  1. NOTE: Water pump must be turned 180° to remove from the vehicle.
    Remove the water pump.
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Removal and installation of the water pump


3.0L or 3.8L engine?

please rate as fixed if this solves your issue.

Section 03-01B: Engine, 3.8L 1996 Windstar Workshop Manual
IN-VEHICLE SERVICE Water Pump SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED Description Tool Number Fuel Line Disconnect Tool Set T90T-9550-S
Removal
  1. Drain engine cooling system. Refer to Section 03-03 .
  1. Loosen drive belt tensioner (6B209) and remove drive belt (8620). Refer to Section 03-05 .
  1. Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Disconnect lower radiator hose (8286) from radiator lower hose tube (8291) and radiator (8005).
  1. Disconnect radiator lower hose tube from water pump (8501).
  1. Remove lower nut on both front engine support insulators (6038).
  1. Lower vehicle.
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Remove generator (GEN) (10346) from power steering pump support (3C511).
  1. Position drain pan and disconnect power steering pressure line from power steering pump (3A674) using Fuel Line Disconnect Tool Set T90T-9550-S.
  1. Remove power steering reservoir filler cap.
  1. stw~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If using a prying device to assist in water pump removal, be careful not to damage the mating surfaces.
    Disconnect water bypass hose (8597) and oil cooler hose (6B850) from heater water outlet tube (18663).
  1. Remove retaining bolts and disconnect heater water outlet tube from water pump.
  1. Remove A/C bracket brace.
  1. Attach engine lifting eye to left-hand (front) exhaust manifold (9430).
  1. Attach lifting equipment to engine lifting eye and raise front of engine approximately 51 mm (2.0 inches) to provide necessary clearance for water pump removal.
  1. Remove water pump pulley retaining bolts and water pump pulley (8509).
  1. Remove drive belt tensioner pulley retaining bolt and drive belt tensioner pulley (6B217) from power steering pump support.
  1. Remove power steering pump support retaining bolts and nut. Place power steering pump and support assembly aside in a position to prevent fluid leakage.
  1. Remove water pump retaining bolts and nuts and water pump. Discard used water pump housing gasket (8507).
Installation
  1. NOTE: Lightly oil all bolt and stud bolt threads before installation except those specifying special sealant.

    Clean gasket surfaces on water pump and engine front cover (6019).
  1. NOTE: The threads of the No. 1 engine front cover retaining stud must be coated with Pipe Sealant with Teflon® D8AZ-19554-A or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSK-M2G350-A2 before installing.

    NOTE: Gasket and Trim Adhesive D7AZ-19B508-B or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESE-M2G52-A is recommended to hold the water pump housing gasket in position.

    Position a new water pump housing gasket on water pump housing sealing surface.
  1. Position water pump on the engine front cover. Install retaining bolts.
  1. Position power steering pump support and install retaining nuts and bolts. Tighten bolts and nuts to 40-55 Nm (30-40 lb-ft).
  1. Install drive belt tensioner pulley and retaining bolt. Tighten bolt to 70-95 Nm (52-70 lb-ft).
  1. Install A/C bracket brace.
  1. Position water pump pulley on water pump hub and install retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 8.0-11.5 Nm (71-101 lb-in).
  1. Lower engine and disconnect lifting equipment from lifting eye.
  1. Remove lifting eye from exhaust manifold.
  1. Connect heater water outlet tube to water pump and install retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 8-11.5 Nm (71-101 lb-in).
  1. Connect water bypass hose and oil cooler hose to heater water outlet tube. Tighten clamps securely.
  1. Connect power steering pressure line to power steering pump fitting.
  1. Install power steering reservoir filler cap.
  1. Install generator to power steering pump support. Refer to Section 14-02 .
  1. Connect battery ground cable. Refer to Section 14-01 .
  1. Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Install lower nut on front engine support insulators and tighten retaining nut to 88-119 Nm (65-87 lb-ft). Install lower nut of rear engine support insulator and tighten to 77-104 Nm (56-76 lb-ft).
  1. Connect radiator lower hose tube to water pump. Install retaining bolt and tighten securely.
  1. Connect lower radiator hose to radiator lower hose tube and radiator. Position hose clamps securely. Refer to Section 03-03 .
  1. Lower vehicle.
  1. Position drive belt over drive belt tensioner and release drive belt tensioner. Refer to Section 03-05 .
  1. stw~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: This engine has aluminum cylinder heads (6049) and requires a special corrosion inhibiting coolant to avoid cooling system damage. Refer to Section 03-03 for the coolant specifications.
    Fill and bleed cooling system with specified coolant.
  1. Fill power steering pump reservoir with specified fluid.
  1. Start engine and check for coolant and power steering fluid leaks. Service as necessary.


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Apr 13, 2009 | 1996 Ford Windstar

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