No need to mess with the timing belt
Drain cooling system. Remove upper and lower radiator hoses. On models with A/C, remove air conditioning compressor from solid mount bracket with lines attached. Remove alternator. On 2.2L Turbo III, remove A/C solid mount bracket.
On 2.2L TBI and 2.5L, remove mounting bolts No. 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7 from A/C solid mount bracket.. Remove front mounting nut No. 2, and remove front bolt No. 3. Rotate solid mount bracket away from engine and slide on No. 2 mounting stud until free.
On models without A/C, remove alternator and mounting bracket. On all models, disconnect hoses from water pump. Remove water pump retaining bolts and spacer (if equipped). Remove water pump.
Remove water pump pulley. Remove water pump-to-housing bolts. Separate water pump from housing. Remove "O" ring from housing groove.
Sunday, December 11th, 2011 AT 9:57 PM