Changing water pump

Tiny
LLHJ
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  • 1999 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE
  • 6 CYL
I am trying to change the water pump on 99 olds intrigue. I need to locate the tensioner pulley on the serpentine belt and know how to remove the belt.
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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010 AT 4:19 PM

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Tiny
KHLOW2008
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WATER PUMP
Removal & Installation
Remove negative battery cable.
Drain cooling system.
Remove right side front end diagonal brace.
Remove battery hold down retainer and remove battery.
Remove battery tray.
Remove washer reservoir.
Reposition underhood accessory wiring junction block.
Remove accessory drive belt.
Remove power steering pump pulley.
Remove accessory drive belt idler pulley.
Remove drive belt tensioner.
Remove water pump pulley bolts and remove pulley.
Remove water pump bolts.
Remove water pump drive belt shield.
Remove water pump and housing assembly.
To install, reverse removal procedure.

At bottom of tensioner bracket you would notice a square slot. Use a socket wrench handle to insert in and turn anticlockwise to loosen the tension on the belt to enable removing it.
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Sunday, December 26th, 2010 AT 12:44 PM
Tiny
MLEYVA3
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2000 olds intrigue idler pulley is the bolt a reverse thre
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Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 AT 11:10 AM
Tiny
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Is the bolt a reverse thread
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Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 AT 11:18 AM
Tiny
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I have a 2000 olds intrigue am changeing the water pump I have to take the idler pulley off the idler pulley bolt itself is it a reverese thread to lossen bolt? Please anyone can help?
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Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 AT 11:23 AM

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