Do you have to take out the motor to change water pump?
not realy, its a matter of removing the pulley then the bolts, if this is the 1.0L engine. it is however tight getting at it on some models.
The water pump is run off of the timing belt. Remove the front cover, you will need to support the motor and take off the passenger side motor mount. With the cover off, mark the timing belt both on the crankshaft and the cam. so you can replace it without worring about the timing. Loosen the tension pully and take the belt off the water punp. Change the pump and replace the belt and cover.
How do you change a water pump in a 1997 Chevy Lumina and there is a slight spray under the water pump is it leaking?
You have an 350 out of an 82 Corvette with a short water pump you want to change the pump to a long water pump will you need to change the crank pullyes in order to do this?
Its pretty simple to change the water pump on your olds. First you must jack up the motor so you can remove the motor mount on the passanger side of the motor once the motor mount is removed then you have to loosen the serpentine belt. Your water pump is located underneath the alternator. Take and remove seven bolts from the water pump let them hang there while your coolant drains out (takes about 2…