Forenza 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 cooling system into a suitable container and tighten the drain plug.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Timing belt
     
    Timing belt tension roller retaining bolt
     
    Timing belt tension roller

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    Fig. Timing belt tensioner pulley

     
    Water pump mounting bolts
     
    Water pump from engine block
     
    Ring seal from the water pump

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    Fig. Water pump, ring seal and mounting bolts

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New ring seal to the water pump
     

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  3. Coat the sealing surface of the ring seal with Lubriplate®.

    Water pump to engine block with flange aligned with recess of the rear timing belt cover
     
    Water pump mounting bolts and tighten to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
     
    Timing belt tension roller to oil pump with flange inserted into recess of oil pump
     
    Timing belt tension roller bolt. Do not tighten the bolt at this time
     
    Timing belt
     

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  5. Refill the engine cooling system.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Start the engine and top off the coolant as necessary.
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  11. Check the cooling system for leaks.
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