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Old 10-30-2003, 07:40 PM   #11
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Im changing out the water pump this weekend...
Ive narrowed it down, cuz it puked half a rad of aint-freeze all over today so Im going to drive my truck tomorrow and there isnt anyt aint-freeze in the oil so It should be a head gasket... and the intake is new(ish) and I presume it had a new seal when they put it in.

So how long of a job?
And how much for the pump?
Theres hardly anything in the way so maybe a few hours? looks like the camaros spending a night outside... :P
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95 is the last year of Series 1 L67. Water pump is about 2 hours, but I'm not familiar with the engine mounts in a Trofeo......should be ok. Pump should cost about $30 with a core.
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sounds good, might be able to do it tomorrow after work.
Also doesnt it seam a little wierd that the pump went when its -2 degrees C ?
Ive had water pumps go before but usually in 30+ degrees C. Usually its the powersteering pumps that go in cold... but what ever... Im going to go call napa and order a pump.
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Tofu, they'll have it in stock. Just make sure it'* got a warranty. I'd also suggest new over rebuilt on a WP. Even if it'* 20 bux more.
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I just went to move the car into the garage, napas got one, and I'll pick it up tomorrow.
I filled the rad (or as much as I could.) as I was filling it was puking out the bottom... I didnt check but I assume just over the balancer..
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Are you sure it'* not the short bypass hose from the top of the water pump to the intake? That'* a typical spot (I just fixed another one on an L27 two weeks ago).
With that massive amount coming out, it should be easy to spot for sure.
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nah, thats the onlything dry...
Thanks bill.. I'll try the pump tomorrow, if thats not it then I Know I'll need a rear head gasket.
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Well, based on my knowledge, I'd say the odds of the rear head gasket are VERY slim. They're tough, and rarely fail....and the fact that it gurgles out when you fill it (when the car was off I assume?) points to the water pump....maybe a failed gasket, or even a cracked housing.
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yeah the car was off, and no aintifreeze/water in the oil.
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Just talked with Jseabert......the L27 report sez you'll be messing with a motor mount, and look at about 4 hours.
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