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The water pump can be removed and installed without discharging the air conditioning system (if equipped)
Remove upper radiator hose clamp and hose at radiator.
CAUTION: Do not pry water pump at timing chain case/cover. The machined surfaces may be damaged resulting in leaks.
CAUTION: When installing the serpentine accessory drive belt, the belt must be routed correctly. If not, engine may overheat due to water pump rotating in wrong direction.