Mechanics

CHEVY CHANGING POWER STEERING PUMP

2006 Chevrolet Impala

Steering problem
2006 Chevy Impala 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 89000 miles

brother changing to new pump, making bad wining noise and is hard to turn, brother would like insturctions on changing it, would also like to know if he will need any hoses that may not be included with new part. Has done many repairs to cars before but not to a newer car only 80 and older any help would be helpfull.
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BARBARA JETT
January 12, 2010.



Welcome to 2carpros and TY for the donation

Notes

Water Pump Replacement (RPO's LZE/LZ4/LZ9)
Removal Procedure


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Drain the cooling system. Refer to Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (9C1, 9C3 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 GE 47716 Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9, 9C1, 9C3 GE 4771 Fill).
Loosen the water pump pulley bolts.
Remove the drive belt.
Remove the water pump pulley bolts and pulley.


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Remove the water pump bolts.
Remove the water pump and gasket.
Clean the water pump mating surfaces.
Installation Procedure


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Position a NEW water pump gasket and the water pump to the engine front cover. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice.
Install the water pump bolts. Tighten the bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .


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Install the water pump pulley and bolts.
Install the drive belt.
Tighten the water pump pulley bolts. Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.) .
Fill the cooling system. Refer to Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (9C1, 9C3 Static Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LS4 GE 47716 Fill) Draining and Filling Cooling System (LZE, LZ4, LZ9, 9C1, 9C3 GE 4771 Fill).
Inspect for leaks.

Rasmataz
Jan 13, 2010.