Catera 2000-2001

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the coolant.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Intake air resonator
     
    Water pump pulley bolts, loosen only
     
    Front timing belt cover
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Water pump

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    Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump with a new O-ring. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Front timing belt cover
     
    Intake air resonator
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the cooling system through the reservoir tank.
    NOTE
    When refilling the cooling system, add 2 crushed engine coolant supplement sealant pellets (PN 3634621) into the coolant reservoir.

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  5. Start the vehicle and inspect the coolant systems for leaks.
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