Tuesday, November 22, 2011

How to replace Water Pump on Honda Civic Models?

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


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Fig. Direction of water pump pulley rotation

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Fig. Water pump bolt torque
The original radio contains a coded anti-theft circuit. Obtain the security code number before disconnecting the battery cables.
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove the accessory drive belts, the valve cover, and the upper timing belt cover.
  4. Set the timing at Top Dead Center (TDC)/compression for No. 1 piston.
  5. Remove the crankshaft pulley and lower timing belt cover.
  6. Remove the timing belt. Replace the timing belt if it is contaminated with oil or coolant or shows any signs of wear and damage.
  7. If equipped with a Crankshaft Speed Fluctuation (CKF) sensor at the crankshaft sprocket, unbolt the sensor bracket and move the sensor out of the way. Cover the sensor with a shop towel to keep coolant off of it.
  8. Unbolt the water pump and remove it from the engine block. On 1.6L engines, the top right water pump mounting bolt also secures the alternator adjusting bracket. Leave the bracket attached to the alternator.
To install:
  1. Clean the water pump and O-ring mating surfaces before installation.
  2. Install the water pump with a new O-ring. Coat only the bolt threads with liquid gasket and tighten them to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm). On 1.6L engines, tighten the bracket bolt to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
  3. Install the timing belt. Be sure it is fitted and adjusted properly.
  4. If equipped, install the CKF sensor and tighten the bracket bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  5. Install the lower belt cover and crankshaft pulley.
  6. Install the upper timing belt cover, the valve cover, and the accessory drive belts.
  7. Be sure the cooling system drain plug is closed. Refill and bleed the cooling system.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable and enter the radio security code.
  9. Start the engine, allow it to reach normal operating temperature, and check for coolant leaks.

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