Acura Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
Thermostat is just below the throttle body:
Waterpump shown above with timing belt cover and timing belt removed. The water pump is behind the timing belt.
timing belt cover:
See Figures 8 and 9
Do not rotate the crankshaft or camshafts with the belt removed. The pistons will contact the valves and cause engine damage.
Fig. Fig. 8: Timing belt and cover assembly mounting-1991-93 Legend
Fig. Fig. 9: Timing mark positioning for timing belt installation-1991-93 Legend
It is necessary to remove the timing belt cover(s) and remove the timing belt from the water pump sprocket, to remove the water pump on all models. This procedure can be found later in this section.
A small amount of weeping from the bleed hole in the water pump is considered normal and no cause for replacement.
Here are better blowups:
If you are unsure of location of leak, you need to a cooling system pressure test. You can rent a tester from Autozone:
Hook it up in place of the radiator cap and pump pressure up to 15-18psi. Observe where leak is coming from to verify source before replacing any parts