Isuzu Axiom 2002-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Upper radiator hose
     
    Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt Unit Repair Section.
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Water pump
     

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To install:

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Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting



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Fig. Water pump torque sequence. Apply LOCTITE® 262 to bolt number 3 (arrow)-3.5L engine


NOTE
Apply Loctite® 262 to bolt number 3 prior to installation.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump. Tighten the bolts in two passes, in sequence, to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm) for 3.2L engines or to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) for 3.5L engines.
     
    Idler pulley
     
    Timing belt
     
    Upper radiator hose
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the cooling system.
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  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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