Water Pump

Water Pump Removal

• Refer to Oil Pump Removal in the Engine Lubrication System chapter. Water Pump [A] Front [B]

Mechanical Seal Replacement

• Remove the water pump body [A] (see Oil Pump Removal in the Engine Lubrication System chapter).

• Insert a metal rod [B] into the water pump body and tap evenly around the mechanical seal [C] until the seal comes off.

• Replace the mechanical seal with a new one.

• Using a thin-bladed screwdriver, pry out the oil seal [D].

Water Pump Installation

• Refer to Oil Pump Installation in the Engine Lubrication System chapter.

Water Pump Inspection

• Check the drainage outlet passage [A] at the bottom of the water pump body for coolant leaks.

• If the mechanical seal is damaged, the coolant leaks through the seal and drains through the passage. Replace the mechanical seal in the water pump body (see this section).

• Visually inspect the water pump impeller [A].

★ If the surface is corroded or if the blades are damaged, replace the impeller.

Water Pump Body [B]

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