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1997 Cadillac Deville: I replace a water pump..V8..Northstar

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How do I replace a water pump on a 1997 Cadillac Deville with V8 Northstar engine

TOOL REQUIRED
J 38816-1A Water Pump Remover/Installer

REMOVAL

  1. Drain the coolant.
  2. Remove the left engine torque strut. See Engine.
  3. Remove the air cleaner.
  4. Remove the water pump belt cover.
  5. Remove the water pump drive belt.
  6. Remove the bypass hose.
  7. Disconnect the radiator outlet hose from the thermostat housing.
  8. Remove the water pump cover.
  9. Using the Water Pump Remover/Installer, turn the pump clockwise in order to remove the pump from the housing.

  10. Remove the water pump from the vehicle.

  11. Clean the water pump and the sealing surfaces of the pump cover.

    INSTALLATION

    1. In order to install the water pump, use the Water Pump Remover/Installer. Turn the Water Pump Remover/Installer counterclockwise. Tighten the water pump to100 Nm (73 ft. lbs.) .
    2. Install the water pump cover.
    3. Install the pump cover housing bolts. Tighten the housing bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .
    4. Connect the radiator outlet hose to the thermostat housing.
    5. Install the bypass hose.
    6. Install the water pump drive belt.
    7. Install the water pump belt cover.
    8. Install the air cleaner.
    9. Install the left engine torque strut. See Engine.
    10. Refill the coolant.

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