1995 Buick (skylark 2.3L) 4 Quad 16V DOHC .
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1995 Buick Skylark Question: How to locate 'water-pump' . Please help. Thanks.
ReplyHawkSky99, June 24, 2013, 10:06Rookie
I did ... the pics does not show location of it or area of it .
Bought 'Chilton auto repair manual' ... is same as alldata.com , just more details how to change water pump ; but i really want to know the location of it ...
That type of engine was only used in 1995 by GM & 4 other cars ...
* 1995 Pontiac Sunfire GT
* 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24
* 1995 Pontiac Grand Am
* 1995 Oldsmobile Achieva
* 1995 Buick Skylark have same type of engine (as per parts store guys)
Appreciate your help.
Answer #2pushrod June 24, 2013, 10:27Master
Certain it needs a pump? Remove the exhaust manifold, you will find it then! It's shaft driven, no belt. Not that hard to replace, 'IF' handy with a wrench and a little car savvy. If you plan to do the swap, don't forget the Blaster penetrating spray for the manifold bolts. If you don't understand this have a mechanic do the work!!! IF it indeed needs the pump replaced to start with!
ReplyHawkSky99, June 24, 2013, 10:38Rookie
Please tell me where is ...'exhaust manifold' or location of it . i was told by parts store guy it might be by 'timing chain' ... is it ?
Appreciate your help .
Replypushrod, June 24, 2013, 10:42Master
Take your car to a repair shop and get it fixed. It's obvious you can not perfrom this work!!
ReplyHawkSky99, June 24, 2013, 11:10Rookie
Don't get me wrong .... i tried and spent whole weekend to fix it .....
The car belongs to mother-in-law and dripping Antifreeze all over my driveway ; need to fix it .
she was told by repair shop ....need to change water pump because of noise .... she thought it was the belt making that noise ..... so she came to our house and now its dripping antifreeze all over my driveway.
Replypushrod, June 24, 2013, 11:24Master
Look, if you can't find the exhaust manifold then you have no reason to continue! Get some professional help before you mess up more than you or anybody else can fix! I am sorry but that is just how it is! Good luck with it and have a nice day.