REMOVAL:1) Remove the plastic belt routing diagram (there is a bolt underneath if I remember correctly)(yep, 8mm).
2) Using a 3/8 breaker bar or a ratchet, insert into the belt tensioner and push toward the back of the engine enough to release tension on the belt with one hand, and with the other hand, remove the belt from the water pump pulley. Then remove the bar/ratchet from the tensioner.
3) Remove the 4 bolts holding the shiny pulley onto the water pump (11mm).
3a) Large catchpan underneath, there's more coolant in there than it looks like.
4) With a ratchet and possibly a short extension, carefully remove the 5 bolts that hold the water pump onto the block (8mm).
5) Pry the water pump away from the block and clean both surfaces so they are free of gasket material.
INSTALL:1) Line up the gasket and *carefully* fit the new water pump onto the block. The holes are very easy to line up wrong because they are almost, but not quite, equally spaced from each other, so be VERY careful you have all 5 holes lined up right.
2) Screw each bolt in a few tuns to make sure they all go in smoothly. If you get any resistance (it will feel like it's crossthreaded), you have the holes wrong, and you need to rotate the water pump so the holes are lined up right. I can't stress this enough.
3) Torque all the bolts down (I can't recall the exact in/lbs - sorry) in a star pattern.
4) Mount the pulley onto the water pump shaft, torque bolts down (an air ratchet helps greatly here as the shaft will try to spin when the bolts start getting tight).
5) Release the tension as explained in step 2 at the top, put the belt back on the water pump pulley & double check to make sure it's on all the other pulleys while you're at it.
6) Bolt the plastic bolt routing diagram back onto the head.
7) Refill the reservoir and bleed the system of air.
That's it! It's an hour or so job if you've never done it before.
Note, if you're not using a gasket, get some water pump gasket sealer and make a gasket around the entire diameter of the mounting surface of the water pump. Remember to make little circles around the bolt holes also.
Pontiac Montana was created in 1999.
In exhaust pipe before catalytic converter unscrew to replace
Drain the water from the radiator. Remove the water hoses. Remove the retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install the new radiator.
Pay a mechanic to replace it
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it would be best because you could tear the old ones while removing them.
Begin by removing the positive cable from your battery. Remove the cables from the front of the starter. Remove the starter retaining bolts. Reverse the process to install your new Pontiac Montana battery.
For a Pontiac Montana the battery is a group 78. Follow this link for dimensions.http://www.rtpnet.org/teaa/bcigroup.html
You can find the oil pressure sensor for your 1999 Pontiac Montana on the front of the engine. The low pressure oil sensor will be just below the left cylinder head.
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One thing that would cause your 1999 Pontiac Montana to stall at idle is the idle being set too low. You should raise it to see if that fixes the problem.
In order to change the brake light, check your manual for directions. You will need to remove the cover and replace the burnt out bulb.
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The firing order of a 1999 Pontiac Montana mini van is 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. The number one cylinder is located at the front left side of the engine.
How to change a water pump on a 1997 Pontiac Transport
right next to the oil filter.
Yes, it is accessed inside the glove compartment
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you will need to call a pontiac dealer and get an activation code, because of the anti-theift system.