this is all from memory so, FIRST, remove serp belt, by unloading it at the auto tensioner, i use 3/8"breaker bar, if i remember right, next, drain out, coolant into pan by pulling raid plug out. hold the water pump from turning by insert straight screwdriver between two other bolts, catching the two bolts, so as when you go to remove one bolt it pulls against screwdriver on other bolts, do that to break all 4 loose, remove pump pulley. right there you have pump ready to be removed, i prefer to use 1/4" drive stuff in here. I think theres 4 bolts. remove pump. clean surface good, apply small light coating of form gasket on gasket, place onto, align holes, install new pump, install is reverse of removal. its not a hard one to do at all - i'v seen WAY worse
How do you change the water pump on a 1997 chevy malibu?
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The water pump on a 97 Chevy Malibu 4 cylinder is replaced by removing the engine accessories, drive belt, and radiator hoses. The pump can then be unbolted, removed, and a new pump installed.
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Drain the water from your 2002 Chevrolet Malibu cooling system. Remove the water pump return hose. Remove the water pump retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new water pump.
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Drain the radiator. The thermostat is in a housing connected to the water pump. Remove the housing to replace the thermostat and gasket.
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You can find a water flow cooling diagram for a 2002 Chevy Malibu in the car's owner's manual. You can also check with local auto part stores.
The 1981 Chevy Malibu 350 engine thermostat is located on the front of the engine. You can follow the water supply hose from the radiator to the thermostat.
Look inside the owners manual.
if it is not making any noise,or leaking from bottom of pump. Releif hole is on bottom of pump,if leaking replace pump.
Will water in your 2002 Chevrolet Malibu cooling system will result in no heat. The water level is too low to reach the heater core.
take it to a mechanic
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Remove the coolant from your 1997 Chevy Malibu radiator. Remove the bottom radiator hose. Run water through the top of the radiator allowing it to run out the bottom.
the water pump is Timing Chain driven behind the engine . Just follow the bottom coolant hose to the back of the engine and that's where u will find the thermostat housing as well. The front engine cover and timing chain has to come off to replace the water pump. talk about a messed up design ....... u can mail me back at : email@example.com
Let's drain the coolant, fill it with water, and find out!
follow the timing belt and u will find it..
In my own personal experience, very good. I have 185,600 miles on my '97 Malibu which I now have had for 12 years. Have not had to replace anything major. Just replaced the water pump (though in hindsight I do not think it was bad) and the alternator.