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Removing the water pump on a 2003 ford ranger

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Removing the water pump on a 2003 ford ranger. Im having trouble getting the AC bracket off. I've found 4 bolts that appear to hold it on but it still wont budge?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Randall C replied 6 years ago.
Hello, thisis the only info provided. There should be 5 bolts. One is a stud.


  1. Remove the bolts and the water pump pulley.



  1. Remove the bolts from the A/C compressor mounting bracket.



  1. Disconnect the lower radiator hose.



  1. Remove the bolts and position the bracket and compressor aside.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
It looks like there are 3 bolts on the front of the bracket. I think I only removed 2. I got 2 off the lower wheel side that were wire mounting points as well.
Expert:  Randall C replied 6 years ago.
Yes, 3 bolts pretty near each other persay. 2 of to side total 5
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