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Removal and installation of the water pump

\015 Is there an easy way to get it off since its a side mount\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 23-04-2018

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3.0L or 3.8L engine?
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\015\012please rate as fixed if this solves your issue.
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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Section 03-01B: Engine, 3.8L \015\012\015\0121996 Windstar Workshop Manual
\015\012IN-VEHICLE SERVICE \015\012\015\012\015\012Water Pump \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED \015\012\015\012\015\012Description \015\012\015\012Tool Number \015\012\015\012\015\012Fuel Line Disconnect Tool Set \015\012T90T-9550-S
\015\012Removal
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  1. \015\012Drain engine cooling system. Refer to Section 03-03 .
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  1. \015\012Loosen drive belt tensioner (6B209) and remove drive belt (8620). Refer to Section 03-05 .
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  1. \015\012Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
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  1. \015\012Disconnect lower radiator hose (8286) from radiator lower hose tube (8291) and radiator (8005).
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  1. \015\012Disconnect radiator lower hose tube from water pump (8501).
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  1. \015\012Remove lower nut on both front engine support insulators (6038).
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  1. \015\012Lower vehicle.
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  1. \015\012Disconnect battery ground cable (14301). Refer to Section 14-01 .
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  1. \015\012Remove generator (GEN) (10346) from power steering pump support (3C511).
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  1. \015\012Position drain pan and disconnect power steering pressure line from power steering pump (3A674) using Fuel Line Disconnect Tool Set T90T-9550-S.
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  1. \015\012Remove power steering reservoir filler cap.
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  1. \015\012stw~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If using a prying device to assist in water pump removal, be careful not to damage the mating surfaces.
    \015\012Disconnect water bypass hose (8597) and oil cooler hose (6B850) from heater water outlet tube (18663).
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  1. \015\012Remove retaining bolts and disconnect heater water outlet tube from water pump.
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  1. \015\012Remove A/C bracket brace.
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  1. \015\012Attach engine lifting eye to left-hand (front) exhaust manifold (9430).
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  1. \015\012Attach lifting equipment to engine lifting eye and raise front of engine approximately 51 mm (2.0 inches) to provide necessary clearance for water pump removal.
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  1. \015\012Remove water pump pulley retaining bolts and water pump pulley (8509).
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  1. \015\012Remove drive belt tensioner pulley retaining bolt and drive belt tensioner pulley (6B217) from power steering pump support.
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  1. \015\012Remove power steering pump support retaining bolts and nut. Place power steering pump and support assembly aside in a position to prevent fluid leakage.
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  1. \015\012Remove water pump retaining bolts and nuts and water pump. Discard used water pump housing gasket (8507).
\015\012Installation
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  1. \015\012NOTE: Lightly oil all bolt and stud bolt threads before installation except those specifying special sealant. \015\012
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    \015\012Clean gasket surfaces on water pump and engine front cover (6019).
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  1. \015\012NOTE: The threads of the No. 1 engine front cover retaining stud must be coated with Pipe Sealant with Teflon® D8AZ-19554-A or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSK-M2G350-A2 before installing. \015\012
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    \015\012NOTE: Gasket and Trim Adhesive D7AZ-19B508-B or equivalent meeting Ford specification ESE-M2G52-A is recommended to hold the water pump housing gasket in position. \015\012
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    \015\012Position a new water pump housing gasket on water pump housing sealing surface.
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  1. \015\012Position water pump on the engine front cover. Install retaining bolts.
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  1. \015\012Position power steering pump support and install retaining nuts and bolts. Tighten bolts and nuts to 40-55 Nm (30-40 lb-ft).
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  1. \015\012Install drive belt tensioner pulley and retaining bolt. Tighten bolt to 70-95 Nm (52-70 lb-ft).
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  1. \015\012Install A/C bracket brace.
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  1. \015\012Position water pump pulley on water pump hub and install retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 8.0-11.5 Nm (71-101 lb-in).
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  1. \015\012Lower engine and disconnect lifting equipment from lifting eye.
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  1. \015\012Remove lifting eye from exhaust manifold.
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  1. \015\012Connect heater water outlet tube to water pump and install retaining bolts. Tighten bolts to 8-11.5 Nm (71-101 lb-in).
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  1. \015\012Connect water bypass hose and oil cooler hose to heater water outlet tube. Tighten clamps securely.
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  1. \015\012Connect power steering pressure line to power steering pump fitting.
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  1. \015\012Install power steering reservoir filler cap.
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  1. \015\012Install generator to power steering pump support. Refer to Section 14-02 .
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  1. \015\012Connect battery ground cable. Refer to Section 14-01 .
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  1. \015\012Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
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  1. \015\012Install lower nut on front engine support insulators and tighten retaining nut to 88-119 Nm (65-87 lb-ft). Install lower nut of rear engine support insulator and tighten to 77-104 Nm (56-76 lb-ft).
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  1. \015\012Connect radiator lower hose tube to water pump. Install retaining bolt and tighten securely.
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  1. \015\012Connect lower radiator hose to radiator lower hose tube and radiator. Position hose clamps securely. Refer to Section 03-03 .
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  1. \015\012Lower vehicle.
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  1. \015\012Position drive belt over drive belt tensioner and release drive belt tensioner. Refer to Section 03-05 .
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  1. \015\012stw~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: This engine has aluminum cylinder heads (6049) and requires a special corrosion inhibiting coolant to avoid cooling system damage. Refer to Section 03-03 for the coolant specifications.
    \015\012Fill and bleed cooling system with specified coolant.
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  1. \015\012Fill power steering pump reservoir with specified fluid.
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  1. \015\012Start engine and check for coolant and power steering fluid leaks. Service as necessary.


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