How to remove/replace water pump

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  • 1998 CHEVROLET LUMINA
  • 132 MILES

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

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Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 AT 8:40 PM

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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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