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1992 Dodge Spirit Question: water pump leaking after installing new one

 

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Scheriff, Port Jefferson Station, NY, May 13, 2012, 06:41
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installed water pump/timing belt kit, its leaking from the back-up plate.broke 2out of the 6 bolts, used a gasket sealant for water pump to back-up plate. how long will this hold? should i order a new back-up plate?

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    Transmission-Tech from Transmission Technicians, Inc., May 17, 2012, 12:00
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    I would order a new plate, I couldn't imagine the sealant holding up very long under that type of pressure. Always better to play it on the safe side than have a disaster happen!

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