replacing water pump 5K SQ
wallace at stanfordalumni.org
Tue Aug 27 09:12:10 EDT 2002
It's very doable by the home mechanic. It's typically done every 60k as
timing belt, water pump, tensioner, and (sometimes) crankshaft oil seal.
That last item turned out to be a real pain in my case.
The Bentley manual, Scott Mockry's web site (www.sjmautotechnik.com),
and some good but probably elusive write-ups in the archive explain the
process well. You do need two (?) special tools, though there are ways
'87 5kcstq 189k
David Howard wrote:
> Has anyone done this procedure and can a relative novice mechanic
> it or should it be left to the pros?
> The car is overheating and boiling over. I have changed the thermostat and
> flushed out the system but it continues. Is there anything else I might
> before a pump?
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