Metro, Prizm 2000-2002

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.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    A/C compressor suction pipe bracket, if equipped
     
    Water pump pulley bolts, loosen but do not remove the bolts
     
    Right side lower splash shield
     
    A/C compressor drive belt, if equipped
     
    Lower alternator cover plate
     
    Water pump/alternator drive belt
     
    Crankshaft pulley
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Timing belt
     
    Oil level indicator tube
     
    Upper alternator bracket from the water pump
     
    Water pump bolts and nuts
     
    Water pump
     

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To install:

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Fig. To ensure a tight seal, be sure gasket surfaces are properly prepared-Metro

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump with a new gasket and torque the bolts to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm)
     
    New rubber seals
     
    Upper alternator adjusting bracket and torque the bolt to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm)
     
    Oil level indicator tube
     
    Timing belt
     
    Crankshaft pulley and torque the bolts to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm)
     
    Water pump/alternator drive belt
     
    Lower alternator cover plate and torque the bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm)
     
    A/C compressor drive belt, if equipped
     
    Right side lower splash shield
     
    Water pump pulley and torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm)
     

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  3. Adjust the water pump drive belt tension and torque the alternator adjustment bolt to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).

    A/C compressor suction pipe bracket, if equipped
     
    Air cleaner assembly
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  4.  
  5. Refill the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine coolant.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Right side lower splash shield
     
    Water pump bolts
     
    Water pump
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump with a new O-ring and torque the bolts to 8 ft. lbs. (11 Nm)
     
    Right side lower splash shield
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
  6.  

 
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