[200q20v] Water Pump??
knotnook at traverse.com
Sat Nov 18 15:55:06 EST 2000
I believe they usually leak before seizing, but if it does seize, it'll
take out the belt. If you decide to replace the pump, replace the idler
too. I'd even replace the belt while there.
At 12:31 PM 11/18/2000 -0700, Tracy Knoop wrote:
>I recently purchased a 1991 200 with 90,000 miles. Well taken care of
>with the timing belt replaced at 80,000 miles. However, it appears that
>the water pump has not been replaced. If the water pump seizes (as it did
>on my Alfa Romeo years ago) will the timing belt break and thus ruin some
>of the valves and generate costly repairs???
>Tracy M. Knoop Novak
>422 Greenway Avenue
>Bozeman, Montana 59718-1824
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