1994 Dodge Caravan Water Pump

Tiny
SEAN_RC
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  • 1994 DODGE CARAVAN
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 18,566 MILES
Replacing water pump have removed tire, plastic panel, serpentine belt, acces. Belt. Need to know how to get the metal cover behind the crank pulley off. It looks like the altanater bracket and altanater need to be removed is this true?
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Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 AT 6:57 PM

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Tiny
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What do you have for an engine size ???


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Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 AT 7:24 PM
Tiny
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3.0 is the engine size its a v6
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Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 AT 7:46 PM
Tiny
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Have to remove timing belt
i will look up the steps for you
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Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 AT 7:50 PM
Tiny
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Raise vehicle. Remove accessory drive belt splash shield. Remove accessory drive belts. Remove crankshaft pulleys and vibration damper.
Lower vehicle. Support engine weight with floor jack. Remove purge duty solenoid and wiring harness from right engine mount bracket.
Remove 2 right engine mount insulator vertical bolts Remove the one horizontal fastener. DO NOT remove large nut from center bolt of insulator rubber. Remove horizontal and vertical fasteners from engine side of mount. Remove engine mount.
Remove engine support bracket from front of engine. Remove timing belt covers, noting bolt length for installation reference. Note direction of flange installation on front of crankshaft, in front of crankshaft sprocket. Remove flange.
Rotate crankshaft, and align timing marks on camshaft sprockets and crankshaft sprocket.
See Fig above in 1st posting
If reusing timing belt, mark direction of timing belt rotation for installation reference.
Loosen timing belt tensioner bolt. Move timing belt tensioner away from timing belt, and temporarily tighten bolt. Remove timing belt.
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Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 AT 8:45 PM
Tiny
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So youre saying regardless of if my water pump is TB driven. I will still need to remove it to access the water pump. Is this correct? Thanks for your help
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Thursday, March 18th, 2010 AT 2:39 PM
Tiny
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Yes timing belt need to be removed
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Thursday, March 18th, 2010 AT 4:38 PM

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