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water pump installation Dodge Ram 2500 2005 diesel

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water pump installation Dodge Ram 2500 2005 diesel
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Richard replied 7 years ago.

Hello there!

Are you looking for instructions on how to replace the water pump? Thanks

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  Richard replied 7 years ago.

Here is the removal procedure

-Disconnect battery negative cables.

-Drain cooling system

-Disconnect ambient air temp sensor electrical connector and mass airflow sensor electrical connector (if equipped).

-Remove turbocharger inlet tube and air filter housing.

-Remove generator assembly

-Remove the accessory drive belt

Remove water pump mounting bolts and remove pump.

When you install the new pump install new O-ring seal in groove on water pump
Install water pump with the weep hole facing downward. Tighten mounting bolts to 18 foot lbs torque and install all the other parts.

This job is actually very simple and if you have anymore questions feel free! Thanks, Richard

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