Mechanics

WATER PUMP

2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

Engine Cooling problem
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 210000 miles

Where is the water pump located on the engine and how do you replace it?
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Suptccox
February 21, 2010.



Is this for the 2.7L or 3.5L engine?

Bluelightnin6
Feb 21, 2010.
The Santa Fe in question is a 2.7 L V6.

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Suptccox
Feb 22, 2010.
Drain the cooling system.
Remove or disconnect the following:

Negative battery cable
Drive belt and water pump pulley
Timing belt covers
Timing belt tensioner
Idler pulley
Water pump bolts
Water pump and gasket
Clean the gasket mating surfaces.


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Install or connect the following:

Water pump and gasket
Bolts and alternator bracket. Tighten the bolts to 11-16 ft. lbs. (15-22 Nm).
Idler pulley
Timing belt tensioner
Timing belt covers
Water pump pulley and drive belt
Negative battery cable

Fill the cooling system.
Start the engine and check for leaks.

Bluelightnin6
Feb 22, 2010.