Engine Performance problem
2000 Ford Ranger 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 112k miles
I am in the process of replacing the water pump in my 3.0L Ford Ranger, and I'm having a problem getting the pulley off. It says in the Haynes manual to brace against to of opposite bolts on the pulley hub and hold the pulley in place (with the belt still on) while turning the fan clutch nut counter clockwise. I can't get any leverage on the bolts or get anything to hold onto the pulley nuts to keep the pulley secured while I do this. The pulley is of a concave design, hiding the nuts away from sight also. Making another observation obvious to me- " Fords are a pain in the butt". Any ideas or procedures I should doing differently?
Friday, March 20th, 2009 AT 3:25 PM