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Offline slim

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« on: Jan 3, 2015, 09:55PM »
snapped the drive belt today and found the water pump is not rotating freely

so who has replaced the water pump on the KA24DE ?
is it an easy job ? the manual im reading says alternator and a/c pump need to be removed.
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Re: water pump
« Reply #1 on: Jan 4, 2015, 08:11AM »
Looking at your build thread, you should have the ability to do the water pump. There is not a lot of room, and it does get a bit fiddly at times, but it is possible to do in the car. You don't need to remove the A/C pump from the car, just unbolt it and tie it back out of the way of what you are doing, also you won't have to recharge the A/C system. Remove the alternator, it gives you a lot more room for not a lot of effort. Remove the radiator and fans, and basically remove any other items that will give you a bit more room, including jacking the car and removing the drivers side wheel and splash guards. A little bit of time creating tore room will make the job a LOT easier.

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