Mechanics

MERCURY MILAN COOLANT PROBLEM

2008 Mercury Milan • 83,000 miles

Where is the water pump located on a 2008 Mercury Milan. Ive looked everywhere
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Shnickly
November 2, 2012.



4 cyl

Removal and Installation

With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
Drain the cooling system.
Loosen the 3 coolant pump pulley bolts.
Remove the accessory drive belt.
Remove the 3 bolts and the coolant pump pulley.

To install, tighten to 20 Nm (15 lb-ft).

Remove the 3 bolts and the coolant pump.

Remove and discard the O-ring seal.
To install, tighten to 10 Nm (89 lb-inch).

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Lubricate the O-ring seal with clean engine coolant.

Fill and bleed the cooling system.

6 cyl

Removal

With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
Drain the cooling system.
Remove the coolant pump belt.
CAUTION: Failure to use the correct special tools, assembled as shown in the illustration, will result in damage to the coolant pump pulley and/or special tools.

Using the special tools, remove the coolant pump pulley.

Disconnect the heater hose from the coolant pump.
Disconnect the coolant pump-to-engine hose and position aside.
Remove the 3 bolts from the coolant pump assembly.

Reposition the coolant pump-to-thermostat housing hose clamp and remove the coolant pump and hose as an assembly.

Installation

Connect the coolant pump-to-thermostat housing hose and reposition the clamp.
Position the coolant pump assembly and install the 3 bolts.

Tighten to 10 Nm (89 lb-inch).
Tighten the 3 bolts an additional 90 degrees.

Connect the coolant pump-to-engine hose and the heater hose.
CAUTION: Failure to use the correct special tools, assembled as shown in the illustration, will result in damage to the coolant pump pulley and/or special tools.

Install the special tool on the camshaft as shown in the illustration.

Adjust the collar on the special tool screw to get the best thread engagement in the rear of the camshaft.

CAUTION: Failure to use the correct special tools, assembled as shown in the illustration, will result in damage to the coolant pump pulley and/or special tools.

NOTE: Only the roller collared nut from the Power Steering Pump Pulley Installer (211-185) is used on Camshaft Pulley Installer (303-458).

Positioned the coolant pump pulley over the previously installed special tool and on the end of the camshaft. Install the special tools as shown in the illustration.

Using the special tools, install the coolant pump pulley flush with the end of the camshaft.

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

Thank you for the quick response but do you know where the pump is located I have looked on every pulley and cannot find it

Tiny
Shnickly
Nov 2, 2012.
As yu saw, I need to know which motor?

Roy

Oh sorry.2.3L 4 cl

Tiny
Shnickly
Nov 2, 2012.
Right above the ac compressor driven by a belt

Roy

Is there a way to get to it without pulling the engine. It looks like the power steering pump is right on top of it.

Tiny
Shnickly
Nov 2, 2012.
Not necessary to pull the motor. Just tight

Roy

Do you think it is necessary to pull the power steering pump?

Tiny
Shnickly
Nov 2, 2012.
Read the instructions I sent you a few responses back

Roy

Will I need a pulley puller?

Tiny
Shnickly
Nov 2, 2012.
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