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2000 Ford F-150 Question: how to change the water pump

 

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rod haux, 5.4L V8, Coeur d Alene, ID, May 25, 2011, 07:52
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I am replacing the head gaskets and I AM HAVING problems taking out the water pump

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    May 25, 2011, 10:32
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    if you look at the new pump, there is a shoulder that goes into the block.
    when removing, especially when it is old, you have to soak it in blaster and then gently pry out a little at a time evenly around the pump. clean off the surface before installing the new one.

    Roy

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