I would suggest starting by buying a Haynes Repair Manual for the 1994 to 2001 Dodge Ram pickups. This will include fairly straight forward instuctions on how to replace the water pump.
Purchase a Haynes Repair Manual for 1994-2001 Dodge Ram Pickups. This will help with the basics. My problem was getting the screw-on clutch fan separated from the water pump. I found help at the following link: www.pavementsucks.com/tech/fanclutch.php
I used a strap wrench or grip wrench to hold the cluch still while I loosened the nut after the serpentine was removed. A auto mechanic friend said that they always use a hammer and punch to loosen the nut by hitting just on the edges of the nut to start it spinning.
the water pump is on the bottom of the engine underneath the alternator
2 hours to 7 hours, depends on the engine size.
Its a pain in the butt. have a shop do it ! $400-$700
To replace the water pump in my 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 v8, it was $375 including labor and everything.
The guy that changed the pump on the 98 Chevy Truck helped me on my 97 Dakota.
It is driven by the timing belt. You have to dissassmble the right side of the engine to change it.
The water pump on a 2004 Dodge Stratus 2.7 L is inside the engine, driven by the timing chain.
The water pump on the 3.0 litre engine is located in the valley of the V-6 engine and you need to jack up the engine and remove the passenger side engine mount to get at the timing belt to get the water pump out. It is a pretty tight installation and you should get a manual for your van to get the entire procedure.
It varies according to who does it. Not cheap,as engine must be removed
The front does have to be dissassembled to access the timing belt, which drives the wate pump.
It cools the engine!
i want to replace the auxiliary water pump on my 2005 dodge durango. will you please provide a video to show me exactly where it is located and how to replace it? thank you
The pulley is pressed fit onto the pump. It will not come off the pump. You have to replace the pump to replace it.
Drain the radiator. disconnect the top radiator hose from the engine. Remove the water inlet that the hose was hooked to. The thermostat is in the housing. Replace the gasket when replacing the thermostat.
you should replace belt your already there.if old belt breaks it could cause engine damage
This is NOT an Interference engine. The water pump is driven by the cam belt so replace the water pump at the same time you replace the cam belt. Belt should be replaced at 105,000 miles.This is NOT an Interference engine. The water pump is driven by the cam belt so replace the water pump at the same time you replace the cam belt. Belt should be replaced at 105,000 miles.
Drain the coolant, remove belt, remove two bolts & water pump. Clean the sealing surfaces. Reinstall in reverse order
A 1999 Dodge Ram does not have a water control valve.
how do i change a water pump in a 1991 dodge shadow with a 2.2 liter does it require an internal water pump
Disconnect the fuel filler hose, drop the gas tank, remove the pump.
if this is a diesel, it is the easiest water pump to change remove serpentine belt remove water pump. install new pump reinstall serpentine belt pump is on front of engine just left of fan as you stand in front and look at engine
It is inside the front of the engine, driven by the timing chain.