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Mr. T, Chrysler Certified Technician
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Experience:  Chrysler Level 3 Certified in A/C, Suspension, Electrical, Brakes, and Driveablity (NVH)
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2005 5.7 hemi DR 1500. How to remove and replace water pump.

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2005 5.7 hemi DR 1500. How to remove and replace water pump.

Mr. T :

Hello thanks for using Just Answer. Gimme just a minute and ill get you some detailed instructions with illustrations.

Customer:

ok.

Mr. T :

  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.

  2. Drain coolant (Refer to 7 - COOLING - STANDARD PROCEDURE).

  3. Remove accessory drive belt (Refer to 7 - COOLING/ACCESSORY DRIVE/DRIVE BELTS - REMOVAL).

  4. Remove radiator fan (Refer to 7 - COOLING/ENGINE/RADIATOR FAN - REMOVAL).

  5. Remove coolant recovery container (Refer to 7 - COOLING/ENGINE/COOLANT RECOVERY CONTAINER - REMOVAL).

  6. Disconnect washer bottle wiring and hose.

  7. Remove fan shroud assembly.

  8. Remove A/C compressor and generator brace (Refer to 24 - HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING/PLUMBING/A/C COMPRESSOR - REMOVAL).

  9. Remove accessory drive belt tensioner (Refer to 7 - COOLING/ACCESSORY DRIVE/BELT TENSIONERS - REMOVAL).

  10. Remove upper and lower radiator hoses.

  11. Remove heater hoses.

  12. Remove water pump mounting bolts and remove pump.

Mr. T :

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Mr. T :

Hope this helps the process for you.

Customer:

yes...just don't understand the "refer to 7"

Mr. T :

Sorry, when copying over from dealer website, they have certain attached links.

Mr. T :

Was there anything else you needed specifics with

Customer:

ok....i clicked on several of the links and were unable to view...is there any illistrations attached to this? I was told that u had to pull the rad also???. Does not seem to be the case here (good thing). aprx timeframe for the job?

Mr. T :

No, definitely dont need to pull radiator.

Mr. T :

This pays approximately two hours flat rate time.

Customer:

ok...that u much for your info!

Mr. T :

Not a problem, Let me know if you have any other questions

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