WATER PUMP

2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

Tiny

suptccox

February, 21, 2010 AT 8:32 PM

Engine Cooling problem
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 210000 miles

Where is the water pump located on the engine and how do you replace it?

3 Answers

Tiny

bluelightnin6

February, 21, 2010 AT 9:02 PM

Is this for the 2.7L or 3.5L engine?

Tiny

suptccox

February, 22, 2010 AT 7:20 AM

The Santa Fe in question is a 2.7 L V6.

Tiny

bluelightnin6

February, 22, 2010 AT 10:31 AM

Drain the cooling system.
Remove or disconnect the following:

Negative battery cable
Drive belt and water pump pulley
Timing belt covers
Timing belt tensioner
Idler pulley
Water pump bolts
Water pump and gasket
Clean the gasket mating surfaces.


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Install or connect the following:

Water pump and gasket
Bolts and alternator bracket. Tighten the bolts to 11-16 ft. lbs. (15-22 Nm).
Idler pulley
Timing belt tensioner
Timing belt covers
Water pump pulley and drive belt
Negative battery cable

Fill the cooling system.
Start the engine and check for leaks.

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