Ridgeline 2007-2008

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Make sure the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system (if equipped) are available.
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  7. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  9. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  11. Remove the front cover.
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  13. Remove the timing belt.
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  15. Remove the timing belt tensioner.
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  17. Remove the water pump.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting. A is the pump; B is the seal

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To install:

  1. Install the water pump. Use a new O-ring seal and tighten the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
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  3. Install the timing belt tensioner.
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  5. Install the timing belt.
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  7. Install the front cover.
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  9. Install the accessory drive belts
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  13. Enter the anti-theft codes for the audio system and the navigation system (if equipped).
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  15. Set the clock on vehicles without navigation.
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  17. Perform the power window control unit reset procedure.
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  19. Fill and bleed the cooling system.
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  21. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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