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HOW TO REPLACE A WATER PUMP

1993 Ford Explorer

Engine Cooling problem
1993 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic

Is there a web site or can you give me directions (hopefully with pictures) for removing and installing a water pump on my 1993 ford explorer 6 cylinder 4 wheel drive?
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Kellytriggs
January 10, 2009.




WATER PUMP
Removal
Remove negative battery cable. Drain cooling system. Disconnect lower radiator hose and heater return hose from water pump. Using Fan Clutch Pulley Holder (T84T-6312-C) and Fan Clutch Nut Wrench (T84T-6312-D), remove radiator fan and clutch assembly. See Fig. 9 .
CAUTION:Fan clutch nut has left-hand threads. Remove nut by turning it clockwise as viewed from front of engine.

Remove alternator drive belt. If equipped with A/C, remove alternator and bracket. Remove water pump pulley. Remove water pump bolts, and remove pump. Remove gasket.
Installation
Clean all gasket surfaces. Apply sealer to both sides of NEW gasket, and position gasket on water pump. Install water pump. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Fill and bleed cooling system. See COOLING SYSTEM BLEEDING .
Fig. 9: Removing Fan Clutch
Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_water_1.jpg


Dave H
Jan 10, 2009.
WATER PUMP

Removal
1.Remove negative battery cable.
Drain cooling system.
Disconnect lower radiator hose and heater return hose from water pump.
Using Fan Clutch Pulley Holder (T84T-6312-C) and Fan Clutch Nut Wrench (T84T-6312-D), remove radiator fan and clutch assembly.

CAUTION :Fan clutch nut has left-hand threads. Remove nut by turning it clockwise as viewed from front of engine.

2.Remove alternator drive belt.
If equipped with A/C, remove alternator and bracket.
Remove water pump pulley.
Remove water pump bolts, and remove pump. Remove gasket.
Installation
Clean all gasket surfaces. Apply sealer to both sides of NEW gasket, and position gasket on water pump. Install water pump.
To complete installation, reverse removal procedure.
Fill and bleed cooling system.


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