Removal (Bronco, Explorer, Mountaineer & Pickup)
Drain cooling system. Remove accessory drive belt. Remove upper radiator hose. Remove fan blade, fan clutch and fan shroud. Disconnect lower radiator hose, heater hose and water by-pass tube from water pump. Remove A/C and power steering bracket bolts and position aside. Remove water pump retaining bolts. Remove water pump and gasket.
Drain cooling system. Remove upper and lower radiator hoses. Remove radiator. Remove accessory drive belt. Remove heater hose and by-pass tube from water pump. Remove fan blade, fan clutch and fan shroud as an assembly.
Release fuel pressure. See FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE. Using Spring Lock Coupling Remover (T81P-19623-G1) for 3/8" line or (T81P-19623-G2) for 1/2" line, disconnect fuel supply and return lines. See Fig. 2. Remove A/C compressor and power steering pump bracket to clear stud bolts on water pump. Remove water pump retaining bolt. Remove water pump and gasket.
Installation (All Models)
Clean all gasket mating surfaces. Coat both sides of NEW gasket with gasket sealer. Install water pump and tighten bolts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts and nuts to specification. See TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS table. Fill and bleed air from cooling system. See COOLING SYSTEM BLEEDING.
Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 AT 8:02 AM