I need detailed instructions on how to change the water pump in my E150 van... any assistance will be appreciated
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1991 Ford E-150 Question: Insturctions on how to replace the water pump
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, April 30, 2010, 08:02Master
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Answer #2MaplewoodTransmission.com April 30, 2010, 10:09Technician
there are 3 different types of engines in this vehicle model. for a v8 5.0 here are the instructions. standard labor is 3.2 hours w/ AC and 3.0 w/o
1. Remove air cleaner and intake duct assembly, including crankcase ventilation hose.
2. Drain cooling system, then remove radiator.
3. Remove drive belts, fan, spacer and water pump pulley.
4. Disconnect heater and bypass hoses from water pump.
5. Remove water pump attaching bolts and the water pump.
6. Reverse procedure to install. Tighten water pump retaining bolts to specifications. NOTE: All water pumps have a sealed bearing integral with the water pump shaft. The bearing requires no lubrication. A bleed hole in the pump housing allows water that may leak past the seal to be thrown out by the slinger. This is not a lubrication hole. If the pump is damaged and requires repair, replace it with a new pump or a rebuilt one.
remember this may differ if you have a 4.9 or 5.8