I have a 3.9L 2001. I just did this a month ago.Disconect hoses, there's still a lot of fluid in there even if you've had a bad leak.Removing the fan from the pully requires a special tool, but there's ways around that.I took the pump out with the fan attached. (The shaft in my pump bent so the belt was already off.) I think there were 8 bolts all around the front face of the pump.(bigger engins have 2 more than that)Removing the fan cowling (plastic shield) was a bit of a pain, in one spot that's hard to reach the manufacture switched to pop rivits (I didn't put it back in)With hoses disconected, bolts out, and cowling off you should be able to manuver the pump and fan out.To remove the fan, the dealers have a thin fork with 2 prongs that fit in the holes on the pully to keep it from turning while you undo the fan nut. I took a short scrap piece of metal staping, measured the distance between holes and placed bolts in the straping at that distance. You may have other options since I first tried to remove the fan while the pump was installed and made my tool at that point. With the fork in place you can loosen the nut holding the fan on.Install new pump without fan attached. Replace the belt. Not sure if you know about the tightner pully so here's the info anyways. Put a wrench on the nut of your tightening pully and pull towards the pump, its spring loaded and ment to move (the nut won't turn)Put the fan in place and tighten nut. The new water pump I got didn't have the same holes for that fork tool. Since I alread had the belt on, I tightened the bolt until I started turning the belt. The way its threaded and direction the belt turns makes it so it won't unthread.Replace fluid in rad & resevoirHave a beer!
go to a mechanic lol
The guy that changed the pump on the 98 Chevy Truck helped me on my 97 Dakota.
The easiest way to remove a bypass hose on a Dodge is to cut it off with a sharp knife. The hose is cheap, I replace it with every water pump.
Drop the fuel tank, (thats where its located). pull the pump out of the tank and replace with the new one.
To replace the water pump in my 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 v8, it was $375 including labor and everything.
All weep-hole's should be on the bottom center of the water pump
how do i change a water pump in a 1991 dodge shadow with a 2.2 liter does it require an internal water pump
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
I did mine myself for just under $80 with a new pump(Gasket included) from Napa (lifetime warranty). I was seeing between $350 and $400 at shops.
Is there a spacer on the top of the water pump between the A/C and the pump
Follow the lower radiator hose from the radiator. It should connect to the water pump on the engine.
the water pump is on the bottom of the engine underneath the alternator
You have to remove the fuel tank or truck bed to access it.
On Dodge Dakota it is integral to the fuel pump module and located inside the fuel tank. The filter itself is not serviceable or replaceable. To replace the filter, you must replace the entire fuel pump.
It transfers the crankshaft rotation to the alternator, water pump, ac compressor, and power steering pump.
on top of the water pump. left to right looking at the engine ; alternator,water pump slightly lower, compresser ,your thermostat is on top the water pump between the alt. and compresser on top the water pump
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.