Mechanics

WATER PUMP IS LEAKING

2001 Ford Taurus

Engine Cooling problem
2001 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 10700 miles

I have a 01 Ford Taurus that the water pump is leaking on. The car has 107,000 miles on it and I can't figure out how to get it out. Could you help me with this?
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Mark gaines
November 19, 2008.



3.0L V6 - VIN U & 2 -2001 Ford Taurus

WATER PUMP

Removal
1.Disconnect negative battery cable. Drain cooling system. Loosen water pump pulley bolts. Remove accessory drive belts.
2.Remove automatic tensioner. Disconnect coolant hoses from water pump. Remove retaining bolts, water pump and gasket. See Fig.

Installation
1.To install, reverse removal procedure. Lightly oil all bolt and stud threads, except bolt requiring Thread Sealant (D8AZ-19554-A), before installing. \ Apply Contact Adhesive on gasket and install on water pump. 2.Tighten bolts/nuts to specification.
Refill cooling system. Check for leaks when finished.

3.0L V6 - VIN S & 1 -2001 Ford Taurus

WATER PUMP

Removal
Disconnect negative battery cable. Drain cooling system. Release drive belt tensioner. Remove drive belt. Remove radiator hose and heater hose from water pump. Remove A/C compressor-to-water pump brace (if equipped). Remove water pump bolts and remove water pump.

Installation
Clean gasket mating surfaces. Tighten water pump bolts to specification.
To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts to specification. Fill cooling system. Start engine and check for leaks.


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BMRFIXIT
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