Water Pumps
Dodge Caravan

Water pump replacement dodge caravan 3.0 v6?

Answer

Wiki User
01/21/2012

Got this from the computer at the dodge dealership diagrams wont show on here you can e mail me for the full doc with the pics at jaylatunski92392@yahoo.com

TIMING BELT

REMOVAL

Raise vehicle and remove accessory drive belt splash shield Accessory Drive Belt Splash Shield

1 - ATTACHING SCREW

2 - ATTACHING SCREWS

3 - SPLASH SHIELD

Remove accessory drive belts. Refer to COOLING SYSTEM for procedure.

Remove crankshaft pulley and damper Timing Belt System

1 - ENGINE SUPPORT BRACKET

2 - TIMING BELT COVER (UPPER OUTER-B)

3 - TIMING BELT TENSIONER

4 - CAMSHAFT SPROCKET

5 - GENERATOR BRACKET

6 - SUPPORT-A

7 - SUPPORT-B

8 - BRACKET

9 - TIMING BELT COVER (INNER-A)

10 - TIMING BELT

11 - CRANKSHAFT SPROCKET

12 - FLANGE

13 - TIMING BELT COVER (UPPER OUTER-A)

14 - TIMING BELT COVER (FRONT LOWER)

15 - ACCESS COVER

16 - TORSIONAL DAMPER

17 - CRANKSHAFT PULLY (A)

18 - CRANKSHAFT PULLY (B)

Support engine and remove right side engine mount. Refer to procedure in this section.

Remove engine support bracket Timing Belt Covers

1 - BRACKET HARNESS CLIP

2 - REAR COVER D BOLTS

3 - COVER (REAR REFERENCE)

4 - BRACKET HARNESS CLIP

5 - UPPER FRONT COVER (OUTER)

6 - UPPER REAR COVER

7 - LOWER COVER

Remove timing belt covers Timing Belt Covers

Same as the pic above

Mark belt running direction for installation Timing Belt Engine Sprocket Timing

1 - TIMING MARK

2 - TIMING MARK (GENERATOR BRACKET)

3 - WATER PUMP PULLEY

4 - TIMING MARK

5 - TIMING MARK (TIMING BELT COVER INNER (A)

6 - MARK BELT

7 - CAMSHAFT SPROCKET (FRONT)

8 - TENSION SIDE

9 - TIMING MARK (OIL PUMP)

10 - TIMING MARK

11 - CRANKSHAFT SPROCKET

12 - TIMING BELT TENSIONER

13 - CAMSHAFT SPROCKET (REAR)

Loosen timing belt tensioner bolt Timing Belt Tensioner and remove timing belt.

1 - BELT TENSIONER

2 - TENSIONER SPRING

Remove crankshaft sprocket flange shield Timing Belt System

Same pic as step 3

CAMSHAFT SPROCKETS

You not gonna have the special tool so make your own lol

To remove camshaft sprockets:

Hold camshaft sprocket with Spanner Tool MB-990775. Loosen and remove bolt and washer Camshaft Sprockets

Remove camshaft sprocket from camshaft.

To install camshaft sprockets:

Place camshaft sprocket on camshaft.

Install bolt and washer to camshaft. Using Spanner Tool MB-990775, hold camshaft sprocket and torque bolt to 95 N·m (70 ft. lbs.) Camshaft Sprockets

TIMING BELT TENSIONER

Install timing belt tensioner and tensioner spring.

Hook spring upper end to water pump pin and lower end to tensioner bracket with hook out Timing Belt Tensioner

Pic in step 8

Turn timing belt tensioner counterclockwise full travel in adjustment slot and tighten bolt to temporarily hold this position Positioning Belt Tensioner

INSTALLATION

Install timing belt on crankshaft sprocket and keep belt tight on tension side Timing Belt Engine Sprocket Timing( Same pic in step 7 )Install belt on the front (radiator side) camshaft sprocket. Install belt on the water pump pulley, rear camshaft sprocket and finally on the timing belt tensioner.

Rotate the front camshaft sprocket in opposite direction to take up belt slack. Check that all timing marks are aligned Timing Belt Engine Sprocket Timing( Same pic in step 7)

Install crankshaft sprocket flange Timing Belt SystemSame pic as in step 9

Loosen tensioner bolt and allow spring to tension timing belt.

Turn crankshaft two full turns in clockwise direction. Turn smoothly and in clockwise direction ONLY.

Align the timing marks on the sprockets and tighten the timing belt tensioner locking bolt to 28 N·m (250 in. lbs.) torque.

Install timing belt covers.

Install engine support bracket.

Install right side engine mount.

Install crankshaft damper and pulleys Timing Belt System Tighten damper center bolt to 135 N·m (100 ft. lbs.)

Install accessory drive belts. Refer to COOLING SYSTEM for procedure.

Install accessory drive belt splash shield Accessory Drive Belt Splash Shield

WATER PUMP - 3.0L ENGINE

REMOVAL

Drain cooling system. Refer to procedure in this section.

Remove timing belt. Refer to ENGINE for procedure.

Remove water pump mounting bolts.

Separate pump from water inlet pipe and remove water pump Water Pump - 3.0L Engine

INSTALLATION

Clean all gasket and O-ring surfaces on pump and water pipe inlet tube.

Install new O-ring on water inlet pipe Water Pipe O-Ring Wet the O-ring (with water) to ease assembly

CAUTION: Keep the O-ring free of oil or grease.

Install new gasket on water pump and install pump inlet opening over water pipe, press assembly to cause water pipe insertion into pump housing.

Install pump to block mounting bolts and tighten to 27 N·m (20 ft. lbs.)

Install timing belt. Refer to ENGINE for procedure.

Fill cooling system. Refer to procedure in this section.

1 - BOLTS27 N·m (240 IN. LBS.)

2 - WATER PUMP

3 - GASKET

4 - O-RING

5 - WATER PIPE