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Re: Water Pump on 4ksq.

Cory Meyer wrote:
> I stopped in one of the local discount tire places to see if they could
> figure out why I was loosing about 1/2 gallon of coolant per week.  They
> looked at it and said it was the water pump.  Since I don't let Billy Bob
> (the guy with the BFH in one hand and screwdriver in the other) touch my
> Audi I am wondering how tough it would be to replace the water pump on my
> 85' 4ksq.  I looked in my POS Hayes manual which shows how to dismantle an
> Audi 4cyl but nothing about replacing the water pump on the 5cyl.  Any thing
> else that I should do while replacing the water pump?

Water pump is pretty easy.  change the timing belt at the same time and
the idler pulley.  Pretty easy to work on.  2 allen screws for upper
cover, 2 4mm bolts for lower cover, crank pulley, and 3 bolts holding on
water pump.  C'est Toutes!

Chris Locke 86 4kcstq