ES300 1992-1997

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Drain the engine coolant.

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    Fig. Water pump and related components-1993 models shown, other models similar

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  7. Remove the timing belt. Refer to Timing Belt Removal & Installation in the Engine Mechanical section.
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  9. Remove the camshaft timing pulleys.
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  11. Remove the No. 2 idler pulley.
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  13. Remove the No. 3 timing belt cover.
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  15. Remove the bolts, nuts, water pump and gasket.
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To install:

  1. Install a new gasket and the water pump. Tighten the nuts and bolts to 69 inch lbs. (8 Nm).
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  3. Install the No. 3 timing belt cover.
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  5. Install the No. 2 idler pulley.
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  7. Install the camshaft timing pulleys.
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  9. Install the timing belt.
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  11. Fill with engine coolant.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  15. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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  17. Recheck engine coolant level.
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