Mechanics

NISSAN ALTIMA WATER PUMP PROBLEM

2003 Nissan Altima • 120,000 miles

How do I replace my water pump. Does the 2.5 have a timing chain that I have to take off to get to the water pump
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Guest
November 14, 2012.




REMOVAL
CAUTION: Perform when the engine is cold.
NOTE: If necessary, the alternator and exhaust manifold catalytic convertor assembly must be removed to remove the water pipe.

1. Drain coolant.
2. Remove the following parts: l Undercover, using power tools.
L Alternator, water pump and air compressor drive belt.
L Engine cover and coolant reservoir.
L IPDM E/R (set aside).
L Front passenger side wheel and tire, and splash shield.
L Engine ground.

3. Remove the water pump.


KHLow2008
Nov 14, 2012.


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