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Could someone tell me the procedure for removing & installing a water pump on 97 buick skylark 3.1L 3100 SFI?

Answer:

Water Pump Removal Disconnect negative battery cable. Drain cooling system. Remove air cleaner (if necessary). Loosen water pump pulley bolts. Remove serpentine drive belt. Remove water pump pulley bolts and pulley. Note position of locate tab on top of water pump for installation reference. Remove bolts, water pump and gasket. Installation Apply thread sealant to water pump bolts. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Fill and bleed cooling system (fill reservoir and radiator, run engine until upper rad hose starts to become hot. Top off and replace cap) Torque Specs Water pump bolt................89 Inch Pounds Water pump pulley bolt .....18 Foot Pounds
Sep 22, 2017
Get the Chilton manual.
Sep 22, 2017
wow.. lol, did ya look that up in a book. very precise..lol, but kinda correct.. being i work for gm and all..lol... simple hand tool will do it.. listen to the guy who copies it from a book.....loll..lol
Sep 22, 2017

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