Tuesday, November 22, 2011

How to replace water pump on Cadillac Catera?

Water pump is important part/component for car cooling system.Water pump maintenance is required,to keep water pump free from problems.But in case if it gets faulty then it has to be replaced.

If you need dis-assembly or replacement instructions for any other auto/car part, or you want to ask question related to your car/truck jeep problem then please leave the comment with your details, so I can provide you the required instructions and solutions.

The procedure to replace cars water pump is as follows :----

Water Pump


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the coolant.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
    Intake air resonator
    Water pump pulley bolts, loosen only
    Front timing belt cover
    Water pump pulley
    Water pump

    Click image to see an enlarged view
    Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:

    Water pump with a new O-ring. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
    Water pump pulley
    Front timing belt cover
    Intake air resonator
    Negative battery cable
  2. Fill the cooling system through the reservoir tank.
    When refilling the cooling system, add 2 crushed engine coolant supplement sealant pellets (PN 3634621) into the coolant reservoir.
  3. Start the vehicle and inspect the coolant systems for leaks.

This details will help.

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