Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
- Drain the cooling system.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable
Apply dielectric grease to the new O-ring before installation.
Install or connect the following:
WARNINGBefore proceeding, be sure the O-ring gasket is properly seated in the water pump groove before tightening the screws. An improperly installed O-ring could cause a coolant leak.
NOTERotate the pump by hand to check for freedom of movement.
New O-ring in the water pump groove
Water pump and torque the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm)
Rear timing belt cover
- Fill the cooling system.
- Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.