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How do I remove thewater punp chevy 2005 equinox? Thanks

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How do I remove thewater punp chevy 2005 equinox? Thanks
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Randall C replied 8 years ago.

Hello, directions for pump are below. Hope it helps. thanks

 

Water Pump Replacement

  • Tools Required
  • J 39914 Serpentine Belt Tensioner Unloader

Removal Procedure

  1. Drain the cooling system until the coolant is below the level of the water pump.

  1. Loosen the water pump pulley bolts (4).
  2. Using the J 39914 rotate the drive belt tensioner (8) to release the tension on the drive belt.
  3. Remove the drive belt from the right idler pulley (2).
  4. Carefully release the J 39914 to relieve the drive belt tensioner spring tension.
  5. Remove the J 39914 from the drive belt tensioner (8).

  1. Remove the water pump pulley bolts (2).
  2. Remove the water pump pulley (1).

  1. Remove the water pump bolts (3).
  2. Remove the water pump (1).
  3. Remove the water pump gasket (2).
  4. Clean the water pump mating surfaces.

Installation Procedure

  1. Install the water pump gasket (2).
  2. Install the water pump (1).
  3. Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions. Install the water pump bolts (3).
    • Tighten the bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .

  1. Install the water pump pulley (1). Loosely install the pulley bolts (2).

  1. Insure the drive belt is properly centered on all the pulleys except the right idler puller (3).
  2. Using the J 39914 rotate the drive belt tensioner away from the drive belt.
  3. Install the drive belt to the right idler pulley (2).
  4. Carefully release the J 39914 allowing the drive belt tensioner (8) to come in contact with the drive belt.
  5. Remove the J 39914 from the drive belt tensioner (8).
  6. Inspect the drive belt to insure the belt is properly centered on all the pulleys (1 - 8).
  7. Tighten the water pump pulley bolts.
    • Tighten the bolts to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.) .
  1. Fill the cooling system.
  2. Inspect the cooling system for leaks.