how do you replace the water pump for 1990 mazda protege on 1990 Mazda Protege

water pump licking, the car is over heating

by in El Paso, TX on May 20, 2011
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2 answers
ANSWER by , May 20, 2011
There are two possible engines - a single overhead cam 1.8L or a dual overhead cam 1.8L. Either way, though, it's all a matter of timing cover removal, timing belt removal, water bypass pipe removal, and water pump replacement. Beware of additional engine concerns, however; these engines can't take much overheating without causing additional issues.
ANSWER by , May 21, 2011
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