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I need to change the water pump and im not sure how

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This is a simple Job.
First you need to make sure that yoou drain your coolant system. This will make it so that when you remove your old water pump you wont spill all of the coolant. Thenn you will need to remove the accessory drive belt. The water pump should be located on the passenger side of the engine. It will be easier to access the water pump from the passenger wheel opening. You will need to jackk you car, remove the tire and inner splash sheild, this will make the job easier but if unable to use a jack, you may be able to remove it from the engine compartment. Once the drive belt is removed, remove the water pump mounting bolts and detach the water pump from the engine. If the water pump is stuck, gently tap it with a soft faced hammer to break the seal.

Hope this helps! Good Luck!

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