Canyon, Colorado 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Drain the engine cooling system.
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  7. Remove fan.
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  9. Relieve the belt tension and remove the accessory drive belt.
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  11. Using Special Tool J-46406, secure the water pump pulley and remove the water pump pulley bolts.

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    Fig. Use Special Tool J-46406 to secure the pump pulley-2.8L, 2.9L, 3.5L and 3.9L engines.

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  13. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Water pump pulley
     
    Coolant hose(s) from the water pump
     
    Water pump bolts
     
    Water pump

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    Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting-Canyon & Colorado

     

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To install:

  1. Clean the gasket mounting surfaces.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump using a new gasket. Tighten the water pump bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Coolant hose(s)
     
    Water pump pulley and tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Drive belt and adjust the tension
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  5. Refill the engine cooling system.
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  7. Run the engine and check for leaks.
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