626 1999-2001

Removal & Installation

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2.0L (Fs) Engines



Specific to:

Mazda 626 1999-2002

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Timing belt
     
    Power steering oil pump adjuster
     
    Water pump mounting bolts
     
    Water pump
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Clean all gasket mating surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump using a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm).
     
    Power steering oil pump adjuster. Torque the bolts to 12-16 ft. lbs. (16-22 Nm).
     
    Timing belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Fill and bleed the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine, check for leaks and repair if necessary.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the water pump assembly-2.0L (FS) engines

  8.  

2.5L (Kl) Engine



Specific to:

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Mazda Millenia 1995-2002

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system.

    Timing belt
     
    Number 3 engine mount bracket
     
    Water pump bolts
     
    Water pump
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Clean the mating surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump using a new gasket. Tighten the bolts to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm).
     
    Number 3 engine mount bracket and tighten the bolts to 32-44 ft. lbs. (44-60 Nm)
     
    Timing belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Fill the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the water pump assembly-2.5L (KL) engines

  8.  

 
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