Where is the water pump on a 2001 jetta vr6?

The water pump on the VR6 is located on the engine. To access, you have to remove:

1) Engine Cover

2) Center and right insulation trays

3) Drive belt

4) Breather hose on cylinder head cover

5) Drain coolant

6) Support engine, and remove bolts from engine mount

7) Lower engine until pump can be removed

8) Remove pulley from pump

9) Remove bolts and push engine to side to get the pump out

It is about a 5 hour job.

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