Honda Civic/CRX/del Sol 1984-1995 Repair Guide

Water Pump

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Place a suitable drain pan under the vehicle and drain the cooling system. Properly dispose of the used coolant.
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  5. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  7. Refer to the timing belt removal procedure in this section and remove the timing belt cover and the timing belt.
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  9. Remove the water pump mounting bolts and the water pump.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of common water pump and peripheral accessories-1988-91 vehicle shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: Water pump mounting-1984-87 engines

To install:
  1. Use a new O-ring seal and install the water pump on the block. Tighten the water pump mounting bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
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  3. Install the timing belt and the timing belt cover. Install the accessory drive belts.
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  5. Connect the negative battery cable. Fill and bleed the cooling system, then tighten the bleed bolt to 7 ft. lbs. (9 Nm).
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