Water pump replacement on the 98 requires a special air tool. You need a fan removal tool which requires an air hammer. If you try without it you will bust your knuckles. The fan pully can't be held by typical fan removal tools so you need the air tool. Save the money on bandages for your busted knuckles and buy the tool. The manual says you should remove the shroud to get the fan out, but I managed to get it out without removing the shroud.
I would also recommend using an air ratchet to remove the water pump bolts. There is a lot of stuff in the front and not a lot of room so not having to move your hand really helps. The next problem is the heater hose outlet. It's a hard pipe that comes off the water pump. Use a torch to remove it. Reinstall it on the water pump using the o-ring and as much copper form-a-gasket as you can get in there. You don't want it to leak or blow steam. Past those problems it's a typical water pump change. Make sure you get a paper gasket and liberally apply the aforementioned form-a-gasket to seal the paper gasket. You don't want to have to do it twice.
Lastly, when reassembling the system, make sure the heater hose outlet is firmly attached to the engine with the bolt on clip. Do not leave the clip unattached because the pressure in the system will be sufficient to blow it out. Second degree burns are no fun and anti-freeze is ten dollars a gallon. Don't burn yourself and your paycheck by trying to save a step.
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Where is the water pump???
To replace the water pump in my 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 v8, it was $375 including labor and everything.
How do I change a water pump on 1998 dodge ram v10 2500. I need a picture to
The average time it takes to change the water pump on a 1998 Dodge Avenger is six to ten hours.
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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
how hard is it to replace a water pump on a 1998 chevy venture van?
Is there a spacer on the top of the water pump between the A/C and the pump
the water pump is on the bottom of the engine underneath the alternator
There is bolts unscrew them and the replace again
Remove the belt from your 1998 Chevy 1500 water pump. Remove the water pump return hose. Remove the water pump retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new water pump.
No, just replace it.No, just replace it.
take it to a mechanic
To replace the water pump on your vehicle if you do it yourself would be about $65. To have a shop do it, it would cost $250 to $300.
$150.00 It is over a 5 hour job, so if you are taking it to a shop it will be a lot higher than that.
Drain the anti-freeze from the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 cooling system. Remove the water return hose from the water pump. Remove the water pump retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new water pump.
the fuel pump is inside the gas tank, and accessible from the top only. dropping the tank is required to get to the fuel pump
go to a mechanic lol
Drain the water from your 1988 Dodge Ram cooling system. Remove the water pump belt. Remove the water return hose. Remove the water pump retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install your new water pump.
the water pump runs off the timing belt....you have to remove the timing belt cover to access the water pump