Mechanics

CHEVY WATER PUMP REMOVEABLE AND REPLACEMENT

2003 Chevrolet Malibu

Engine Cooling problem
2003 Chevy Malibu 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

how do you replace and remove the water pump
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Shortgwart
August 8, 2010.



Water Pump Replacement

Removal Procedure


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Drain the cooling system.
Loosen the water pump pulley bolts.
Remove the drive belt.


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Remove the water pump pulley bolts and pulley.
Remove the water pump bolts, pump and gasket.
Clean the water pump mating surfaces.

Installation Procedure


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Install the water pump gasket and pump (1). Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
Install the water pump bolts.
*Tighten the water pump bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.).


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Install the water pump pulley and bolt until snug.
Install the drive belt.
Tighten the water pump pulley bolts.
*Tighten the water pump pulley bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.) .
Fill the cooling system.
Inspect for leaks.

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Rasmataz
Aug 8, 2010.