water pump replacement on 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Ive got everything took off like all bolts but i dont have room to get motor mounts off so i can get to waterpump help triump68

by in Williamston, SC on December 13, 2010
1 answer
ANSWER by on December 21, 2010
Drain cooling system. Disconnect negative battery cable. Raise vehicle on hoist. Remove right front wheel. Remove the right splash shield. Remove accessory drive belts Remove crankshaft damper. Remove the lower torque strut. Disconnect exhaust system from manifold. Disconnect A/C pressure switch at rear of compressor housing. Lower vehicle and support engine with a jack. Discharge A/C system and disconnect A/C lines at coupling block. Remove upper torque strut. Remove screw attaching ground strap to strut bracket. Remove torque strut bracket from strut tower. Remove upper radiator support crossmember . Remove power steering pump and bracket. Set pump aside. Do not disconnect lines from pump. With engine properly supported, remove right engine mount through bolt. Raise engine with jack until engine support bracket bolts are accessible. Remove support bracket bolts. Remove support bracket . Remove upper timing belt cover fasteners and remove cover. Remove lower timing belt cover fasteners and remove cover . Remove timing belt. Remove camshaft sprockets and rear timing belt cover. Remove screws attaching water pump to engine. Remove pump
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