Disconnect Neg. Batt. cable. Drain coolant. Remove serpentine belt. Loosen water pump pulley. Use a prybar to hold the pulley in place while you do this. Remove small belt guard just above pump. Remove all bolts and nuts and remove the water pump from the engine. Clean all bolts threads and bolt holes. Remove all traces of gasket and sealent. Use lacquer thinner or acetone on engine mating surface. Make sure to line up the alignment marks at the top. Install bolts finger tight. Then tighten to 89in-lbs(NOT FT-LBS) 1/4 turn at a time as NOT TO OVER TIGHTEN. Sorry can't stress that enough. Re install pully, belt guard,etc. Refill and bleed cooling system. There are bleed screws. One above the water pump. One near the thermostat housing.
How to change a water pump on a 1997 Pontiac Transport
Drain the water from the radiator. Remove the water hoses. Remove the retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new radiator.
how do I replace water pump 2000 Pontiac Grand AM SE1?
on the front of the engine
how do i replace a water hose in 1993 pontiac grand am
Pay a mechanic to replace it
I have a water leak in my 2004 Pontiac Montana between the drivers door and theseat,I was told it is the rubber gasket-that's in the floor,where the water drains,outside the Van,is this going to be a big job to repair???
LOOKING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO CHANGE WATER PUMP 2001 PONTIAC GRAND AM 2.4 LITTER
Remove battery. Remove left engine brace. Remove serpentine belt. Take off water pump pulley. Take off water pump! This was the easiest water pump I ever replaced.
I have a 2000 pontiac montana. the tcs is know as traction control system. if your car is slipping a lot through water or snow, press that button and it will reduce slipping and wheel spin.
No you do not have to remove the timing chain. Look on the PASSENGER SIDE, FRONT ENGINE AREA, MOUNTED REAR OF WATER PUMP.
It will run you $30-40 depending on part store.
About 2 gallons of 50-50 mix of concentrated coolant and water.
You more than likely have a bad water pump. With the car running, open your radiator cap and see if the water is circulating through the radiator. If not, then your water pump is bad. Hope that helps...
The water leak in the Montana could be anywhere in the coolant system. Check the radiator, heater core,and hoses first, as they are common places for the leak to occur.
The 1998 Pontiac Transport evaporator drain hose can be found on the bottom of the air conditioner compressor. The evaporator drain hose routes water to the bottom of the engine compartment.
I have a 2000 Pontiac and my was doing the same thing. It turned out to be my heads were warped. You can smell it coming out of your tail pipe if it is your heads.
buy a chilton's book.
V6 3.1 OR QUAD 4 2.3?
about 2 hours
small amounts of water coming from the muffler is normal but if its antifreeze its not
you undo the tire housing and pull off the exaust manifold. replace the muffler fluid and then your done
If it is a FWD engine then it is on the front below the water pump on the left behind the pulley