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PostPosted: Wed May 18, 2016 9:28 pm    Post subject:  Water pump Reply with quote

It appears that the water pump may be leaking. Going to purchase it from autozone tomorrow, any pointers on the installation will be appreciated.

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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 8:58 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Remember to get a set of new aluminum coolant elbows.
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 10:57 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

98ss wrote:
Remember to get a set of new aluminum coolant elbows.
And the factory "GM" o-rings. GARY

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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 11:02 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

AC Delco sells aluminum coolant elbows. They are probably just repackaged Gates elbows, but don't buy the Dorman ones from the parts store thinking they are the same - unless Dorman fixed their issue, their o-rings tend to leak.

Other than that, you have to turn the power steering pulley in order to access the bolts mounting bolts for the power steering pump through the pulley. The PS pump has to come off the engine to be able to access all the bolts for the water pump, but you don't have to disconnect the PS hoses at all. Make sure you get the mounting surface on the engine block completely clean without gouging the mating surface.

It's a good time to do a coolant flush as well, and you can pull the forward knock sensor (just forward of the oil pan) with a 22mm socket to drain most of the coolant out of the water jacket in the engine.

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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2016 3:11 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Thx, done

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:40 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I replaced the pump and now the radiator cap is leaking. I ordered the ac delco replacement, I hope the added pressure to the system doesn't cause something else to leak.

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