2003 Dodge Stratus Q&A

2003 Dodge Stratus Question: how to change the water pump on the stratus 2003 4 cyl

I want to know if somebody have a procedure to change the water pump of the stratus 03 thank you!! -
Answer 1
Autozone has the repair guide on their site http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c15280040a66 But there's two choice's for 4 cylinder this is the most common -
Answer 2
Disconnect negative battery cable. Drain cooling system. Remove timing belt, camshaft sprockets, and rear timing belt cover . Remove water pump to engine attaching screws (Water Pump). -
Comment 1
cant afford to change the timing belt yet...is it a must? -
Answer 3
And go by a carton of smokes and a 12 pack of beer... cuz your gonna need em... lol -
Answer 4
its a bitch u would be better off takin it to a shop it takes alot of time patience and a big ass headach but if u do do it be sure to mark ur cams and on ur block to get get ur timing rite on when on tdc so everything will go back together and run right -