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2.3 (76) Water pump job?
« on: June 08, 2013, 04:04:50 AM »

Forgive the redundant post if its been brought up recently, but i'm in a bit ov a hurry here.

My wreck (76 MPG w 2.3/4-speed) needs a water pump bad. Got a good price on a new one, just need to know whats involved and how long it'll take. I dont need a play by play, just a general idea... i might be paying a shop to do this. Doesn't LOOK terribly complicated...

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Re: 2.3 (76) Water pump job?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2013, 11:03:58 AM »
Drain the antifreeze, take the hose loose from the water pump, maybe remove the radiator, remove the fan, then just unbolt the water pump and replace it with a new one and a new gasket. shouldn't be a terrible job to do yourself.
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