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How do I install a water pump on a 1994 Isuzu Rodeo 4wd v6?

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How do I install a water pump on a 1994 Isuzu Rodeo 4wd v6?
Submitted: 6 years ago.Category: Car
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JASON, Auto Service Technician
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 288
Experience: ASE MASTER AND L1 ADVANCED AUTO TECH 17 YEARS EXP, 6 YEARS GM DEALER, 2 YEARS FORD, 2 YEARS TOYOTA,7 YEARS CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP RAM
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JASON :

  1. On models equipped with airbag system, refer to Technician Safety Information for system disarming and arming procedures.

  2. Disconnect battery ground cable, then insulate cable end with electrical tape.

  3. Drain engine coolant from radiator

  4. Remove timing belt.

  5. Remove idler pulley then the water pump.

JASON :

  1. On models equipped with airbag system, refer to Technician Safety Information for system disarming and arming procedures.

  2. Disconnect battery ground cable, then insulate cable end with electrical tape.

  3. Drain engine coolant from radiator

  4. Remove timing belt.

  5. Remove idler pulley, then the water pump.

JASON :

timing belt first.

JASON :

REMOVAL STEPS

Preparation: Battery ground cable



  1. Radiator upper fan shroud





    • Remove from radiator.





  1. Cooling fan assembly





    • Remove four nuts, then the cooling fan assembly.





  1. Power steering pump drive belt

  2. Air Conditioning compressor drive belt

  3. Generator drive belt

  4. Power stering pump drive belt

  5. Fan pulley assembly

  6. Crankshaft pulley assembly

  7. Crankshaft pulley assembly





    • Using special tool J-8614-O1 , hold crankshaft pulley.

    • Remove center bolt, then the pulley.





  1. Oil cooler hose





    • Remove two cooler hose bracket fixing bolts on the timing cover.





  1. Timing belt cover

  2. Pusher


CAUTION:



  • The pusher prevents air from entering the oil chamber. Its rod must always be facing upward.

JASON :

are you there do you want more info on how to remove timing belt??

Customer:

Jason: Ok this is more work than I anticipated. There is a large knock in the front of the motor that goes away with increased RPM. At idle sounds like loose coke can in belt assembly. I thought it might be pump. Any ideas before I rip apart front of motor for no reason. Pump is not leaking. My thought was it might be the pump shaft.

JASON :

take the belts off one at a time till the noise is gone, if the noise is still present with belts removed the it is possible water pump or somthing else engine related.

JASON :

it goes away higher rpm?

Customer:

Excellent. That is what we will do. Also: I'm a computer tech with 20 years customer service. I thought about doing what you are doing. Pardon my asking but are you making what you thought you would? Yes at higher RPM.

JASON :

I work at a real dodge dealer during the day, at just answer everyone is a real person that does this from home or like me at home and when i am not fixing a dodge at the dealer.

JASON :

I worked 12 years on all makes and models, 8 years chevy, 2 years ford, 2 years toyota, and now 3 years dodge

JASON :

I suppose if you answered questions all day long you could make money...

JASON :

you still there?

Customer:

Yes sorry wife came home.

Customer:

I appreciate the answers. I'm going to see if we can figure this out.

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