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Old 01-24-2003, 05:06 PM   #1
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I've noticed since it has been colder here in MS that radiator fluid was leaking somewhere. I finally found it leaking around the water pump area, but I haven't pin pointed it yet. Anyone had this problem?
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It is the water pump. Time to replace.
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I had a guy tell me something about a "weephole"? What the heck is that?
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How long do I have before total failure? It seems to do ok during normal in city driving. How easy is it to replace myself?
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Jseabert'* is on the way south, too. Easiest access is through the right front fender well. Pull the tire and work through there.
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I'm picking up my new pump tomorrow. Thanks for the all the advise. It'* in the 20'* today and tomorrow is supposed to be the same. Gonna be cold.
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Alright guys, I can't get one of the bolts off the water pump. There is a pulley that the engine mount is blocking and I can't get the bolt out without removing the pulley and I can't sem to remove the pulley without removing the motor mount. Any suggestions?
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Man, I don't see what you're talking about, but I'm series1. I looked at the book, and it doesn't talk about pulling any pulleys from 92-99 at all, except the water pump pulley. Which pulley are you talking about?
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along with the torque axis mount...

Where/What is the torque axis mount?
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Torque axis mount should be for a 95 only. Not previous or after.
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