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Water pump replacement steps for 1999 chrysler 300

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water pump replacement steps for 1999 chrysler 300
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  moparfl replied 5 years ago.
What engine do you have?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
v6 engine
Expert:  moparfl replied 5 years ago.
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1999 Chrysler 300M V6-3.5L VIN G

Vehicle Level Engine, Cooling and Exhaust Cooling System Water Pump Service and Repair Water Pump Replacement
Water Pump Replacement
Notes

REMOVAL
The water pump on all models can be replaced without discharging the air conditioning system.

WARNING: DO NOT REMOVE PRESSURE CAP WITH THE SYSTEM HOT AND UNDER PRESSURE BECAUSE SERIOUS BURNS FROM COOLANT CAN OCCUR.

NOTE: It is normal for the water pump to weep a small amount of coolant from the weep hole (black stain on water pump body). Do not replace the water pump if this condition exists. Replace the water pump if a heavy deposit or a steady flow of engine coolant is evident on water pump body from the weep hole (shaft seal failure). Be sure to perform a thorough analysis before replacing water pump.

  1. Drain cooling system.
  2. Remove accessory drive belts.
  3. The water pump is driven by the timing belt. Refer to Timing Belt for component removal to provide access to water pump.



Fig. 20

  1. Remove water pump mounting bolts (Fig. 20).
  2. Remove water pump body from engine (Fig. 20).

INSTALLATION

  1. Clean all O-ring surfaces on pump and cover.



Fig. 21

  1. Apply Mopar (R) Dielectric Grease or equivalent to the O-ring to facilitate assembly. Install new O-ring on water pump (Fig. 21).
  2. Install water pump to engine mounting bolts and tighten to 12 Nm (105 in. lbs.) .
  3. Install timing belt.
  4. Install accessory drive belts.
  5. Fill cooling system.

 

 

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