Best Answer

Most Taurus's came with either a 3.0 or a 3.8 engine. The water pump replacement is basically the same for both engines. Remove the coolant jug, break loose the bolts on the w/pump pulley, remove the belt, remove the pulley, remove the alternator, remove any tensioners or brackets that hang in the way, remove the bolts holding the water pump to the timing cover, and remove the water pump.

Note: a 3.8 has extra-long water pump bolts that you may have to pull almost all the way out and then bring them out with the water pump assembly.

Helpful hint: Both the 3.0 and 3.8 have 2 motor mounts located on the passenger's side of the vehicle that are held to the subframe by a large nut(aprox 21 or 22mm). One is on the RF corner, the other is back by the firewall under the car on the subframe. If you jack up the car and remove those nuts, the engine can be raised a little using a floorjack with a block of wood under the oil pan to give additional clearance at the fender apron to get the water pump in and out.

After removing the water pump, scrape gasket surface thoroughly, and install new pump. Evenly tighten the bolts, and reassemble the vehicle in the reverse order as disassembly. Fill with new coolant and burp out any air in the system.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-15 18:52:34
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: How do you replace the water pump on a 1995 Ford Taurus?
Write your answer...

Related Questions

Where can you find a diagram to replace the starter on a 1995 Ford Taurus?

Is a 1995 Ford Taurus fule injected?

Yes , the engine in a 1995 Ford Taurus is fuel injected

How do you replace clutch in 1995 Ford Taurus sho?

WWW.SHOFORUM.COM Everything you ever need to know!

How do you Replace timing cover on Ford Taurus?

on 1991 ford taurus 3.8 how do you replace a timing cover

How do you replace freeze plug 1999 Ford Taurus?

How do you replace freeze plug 1999 Ford Taurus?

How do you replace parking lamp bulb 1996 Ford Taurus?

how do I replace a parking lamp (left) on a 1996 Ford Taurus

How do you replace the IMRC valve on a 1999 Ford Taurus?

This is the escort forum not the ford taurus.

How do you replace water pump on 2004 Ford Taurus?

The water pump on the 2004 Ford Taurus will be replaced by removing the right front wheel to reach the water pump. You will disconnect all hoses to the water pump and replace the pump and put the hoses back on the new pump.

How do you replace the CV joints on a 1995 Ford Taurus?

The CV joints on a 1995 Ford Taurus can be replaced by removing the front tires, and the nuts on the lower ball joint. Next, the lower ball joint will need to be removed and the CV joint can be removed.

How many spark plugs in a 1995 Ford Taurus?

In a 1995 Ford Taurus : ( there are 6 spark plugs ) for the 3.0 or 3.8 V6 engines

How do you replace back left signal on 1995 Ford Taurus?

you have to take the brake light out of the housing and then twist the amber bulb out

How do you replace a 1999 Ford Taurus fender?

how to remove a fender on 99 taurus

Does 1995 Ford Taurus 3.8 l V6 have timing belt?

No , the 3.8 litre V6 engine in a 1995 Ford Taurus has ( 1 ) timing CHAIN

How to change water pump 2002 Ford Taurus?

How do you change the water pump in a 2002 ford Taurus

How do you replace the thermostat on a 2002 Ford Taurus?

thermostat on a ford 2002

Will a 1995 Ford Taurus 3.0 motor fit in a 1998 Ford Taurus?

Yes, it should, but there may be variations in wiring.

Will the struts on a 1995 Mercury Sable fit a 1995 Ford Taurus?


Will a 1995 Ford Taurus alternator exchange with a 2004 Ford Taurus?

No, it will only match '95 -'01 Taurus. They changed the mounting frame in late '01

How do you replace orifice tube on a 1999 Ford Taurus?

This is the escort page not the Taurus page.

How do you replace flasher fo a 01 Ford Taurus?

singal relay where 2001 Taurus

Does a 1995 Ford v6 Taurus have a timing belt or chain?

In a 1995 Ford Taurus : Both the 3.0 litre " Vulcan " V6 engine and the 3.8 use a timing CHAIN

Will the radiator on a 1995 Ford Taurus work for a 1995 mercury sable?

99% sure the Taurus radiator will be a perfect match to the Sable's.

Does Ford have procedures on how to replace the frame rails on a 2007 Ford Taurus?


How do you Replace the speed sensor on a 2002 Ford Taurus with a V6 engine?

where is the speed control senor located on a 2002 ford taurus

What is the firing order for a 1995 Ford Taurus 3.0L?