How do you replace the water pump on a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 V6 regular cab?
1. Drain Coolant2. Take fan clutch off3. Take fan shroud off4. Take the serp. belt5. Take the brace on the A/C and Alt. bracket6. Take the A/C compressor off the bracket (but do not recover freon)7. Take the idler pulley off8. Take the bracket off but leave the alt. attached to bracket9. Pull the wiring off the temp.gauge on the intake by the tstat housing10. Take the bypass hose clamps off by using a hose clamp pliers.11. Take the lower radiator hose off12. Take the bolts out of the water pump and take the pump off with a little tap with a hammer or pry it off.13. Clean off old gasket14. Install in reverse
This done the same way as the v8