2001 Subaru Outback water pump removal

Tiny
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  • 2001 SUBARU OUTBACK
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 134,000 MILES
What is the best and simple way to removed a water pump. Thaks
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Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 AT 4:45 PM

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1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.

2. Remove or disconnect the following:

Negative battery cable

Engine undercover, if equipped

3. Drain the coolant into a suitable container.

4. Remove or disconnect the following:

Radiator fan connector(s)

Radiator outlet and heater hoses

Heater bypass hose or overflow hose, if equipped

Reservoir tank, on Legacy models

Radiator fan motor assembly(ies)

Accessory drive belts

Timing belt

Belt tension adjuster

Belt idler No. 2

Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor

Left side camshaft pulley(s)

Left side rear timing belt cover

Tensioner bracket

Radiator and heater hoses from water pump

Water pump retainer bolts

Water pump

5. Inspect the radiator hoses for deterioration and replace as necessary.

To install:

1. Clean the gasket mating surfaces thoroughly. Always use new gaskets during installation.

2. Install or connect the following:

Water pump, tighten the bolts in sequence to 10 ft. lbs. (13 Nm). After tightening the bolts once, retighten to the same specification again.

Radiator heater hoses to water pump

Tensioner bracket

Left side rear timing belt cover

Left side camshaft pulley(s)

CMP sensor

Belt idler No. 2

Belt tension adjuster

Timing belt

Accessory drive belts

Radiator fan assembly(ies)

Reservoir tank, if removed

Heater bypass hose or overflow hose, if equipped

Air intake duct

Radiator outlet and heater hoses

Radiator fan connector(s)

Engine undercover, if removed

3. Fill the system with coolant and connect the negative battery cable.

4. Start the engine and allow it to reach operating temperature.

5. Check for leaks.
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