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1997 Mazda Protege Question: How do you replace the water pump on a 1997 mazda protege 1.5?

 

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valb, Cincinnati, OH, October 12, 2010, 21:13
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How do you replace the water pump on a 1997 mazda protege 1.5?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 12, 2010, 22:41
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    Autozone have some popular workshop manuals for free on line once you register (for free) on their website http://bit.ly/autozone_repair_info or there is a company that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You can get a one week subscription or year subscription very cheap. The information is year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have ,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores, much cheaper than the factory manual try http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online
    and get an online repair manual subscription.

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    Superbob October 18, 2010, 11:50
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    You will need to remove the timing belt to replace the water pump. Install a new belt at that time. See Patrick's answer for tips on getting a manual.

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