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So ... whats the problem? You unbolt the pump, clean the surfact, apply the new gasket with goop on it and reinstall the bolts. Do you have a question about that?

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Does a water pump gasket problem lead to other gasket problems- such as intake or head gaskets/ and is it associated with having coolant loss issues?


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