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Change a waterpump on a 2001 2500 pickup with a 6.0 liter engine

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How to change a waterpump on a 2001 2500HD pickup with a 6.0 liter engine
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Bob replied 10 years ago.

Water Pump Replacement (4.8L, 5.3L, and 6.0L Engines)

Removal Procedure

    Object Number: 307286  Size: SH

  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Loosen the air cleaner outlet duct clamps at the following locations: Mass airflow/intake air temperature (MAF/IAT) sensor
  3. Remove the radiator inlet hose clip from the outlet duct.
  4. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
    Object Number: 659465  Size: SH

  5. If necessary, remove the engine sight shield.
  6. Remove the radiator vent inlet hose from the radiator hose clips.
    Object Number: 659418  Size: SH

  7. Reposition the inlet hose clamp at the water pump.
  8. Remove the inlet hose from the water pump.
  9. Remove the fan blade.
  10. Remove the accessory drive belt.
    Object Number: 659509  Size: SH

  11. Reposition the outlet hose clamp at the water pump.
  12. Remove the outlet hose from the water pump.
    Object Number: 659180  Size: SH

  13. Reposition the surge tank outlet hose clamp at the water pump.
  14. Remove the surge tank outlet hose from the water pump.
    Object Number: 660665  Size: SH

  15. Reposition the heater inlet hose clamp at the water pump.
  16. Remove the heater inlet hose from the water pump.
    Object Number: 260121  Size: SH

  17. Remove the water pump bolts.
  18. Remove the water pump and gaskets.
  19. Discard the water pump gaskets.

Courtesy of GM service manual.