2001 Kia Rio Repair Question
Kia Rio Water pump Problem
Ony standard procedures that requires timing belt removal.
Disconnect negative battery cable. Drain coolant. Remove accessory drive belt. Remove timing belt. Remove power steering pump. See
Fig. 17 . Remove water inlet pipe and gasket. Disconnect water bypass pipe and "O" ring. Remove water pump drive pulley. Remove water pump bolts, and remove water pump. Remove gasket and clean gasket mating surface of engine block.
Ensure all gasket mating surfaces are clean. Install water pump gasket on water pump. Install water pump. Tighten bolts to specification. To complete installation reverse removal procedure.
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