HOW TO REMOVEREPLACE WATER PUMP

1998 Chevrolet Lumina

Tiny

jamesabt

January, 2, 2013 AT 8:40 PM

How to remove/replace water pump.V-6, 3.0 LS?

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Tiny

hmac300

January, 3, 2013 AT 2:50 PM

Removal

Disconnect negative battery cable. Drain cooling system. Remove air cleaner (if necessary). Loosen water pump pulley bolts. Remove serpentine drive belt. Remove water pump pulley bolts and pulley. Note position of
locator tab on top of water pump for installation reference. Remove bolts, water pump and gasket.

Installation

Apply thread sealant to water pump bolts. Install water pump and NEW gasket. Ensure locator tab on top of water pump housing is positioned vertically. Tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE
SPECIFICATIONS table. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Fill and bleed cooling system. See COOLING SYSTEM BLEEDING.

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