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I HAVE A 1997 ISUZU RODEO WHERE IS THE WATER PUMP & IS IT HARD TO REPAIR


Need to know more about it

Need to know more about it what engin is in it would help alot and most water pumps are easy not all some are run by the timming belt

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Isuzu_Rodeo_Rodeo_Sport_1997-2004
Water Pump
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

Removal & Installation

2.2L Engine

1.Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
2.Drain the cooling system.
3.Remove or disconnect the following:

Negative battery cable
Radiator hose
Accessory drive belt
Front cover
Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt procedure.
Water pump

To install:

1.Install a new O-ring and coat the water pump sealing surface with silicone grease.
2.Install or connect the following:

Water pump. Tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
Timing belt
Front cover
Accessory drive belt
Radiator hose
Negative battery cable

3.Fill the cooling system.
4.Start the engine and check for leaks.

Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting, showing the location of the mounting lug-2.2L engine

3.2L & 3.5L Engines

1.Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
2.Drain the cooling system.
3.Remove or disconnect the following:

Negative battery cable
Upper radiator hose
Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt procedure.
Idler pulley
Water pump

To install:

Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting

Fig. Water pump torque sequence. Apply LOCTITE® 262 to bolt number 3 (arrow)-3.2L and 3.5L engines

NOTE
Apply Loctite® 262 to bolt number 3 prior to installation.

1.Install or connect the following:

Water pump. Tighten the bolts in two passes, in sequence, to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
Idler pulley. Torque to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm).
Timing belt
Upper radiator hose
Negative battery cable

2.Fill the cooling system.
3.Start the engine and check for leaks.

3.2L Engine

1.Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
2.Drain the cooling system.
3.Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableRadiator hoseAccessory drive beltFront coverTiming belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.Timing belt idler pulleyWater pump

Negative battery cable
Radiator hose
Accessory drive belt
Front cover
Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt unit repair section.
Timing belt idler pulley
Water pump

To install:

Fig. Water pump bolt tightening sequence-3.2L engines

1.Install or connect the following: Water pump. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).Timing belt idler pulley. Tighten the bolt to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm).Timing beltFront coverAccessory drive beltRadiator hoseNegative battery cable

Water pump. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
Timing belt idler pulley. Tighten the bolt to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm).
Timing belt
Front cover
Accessory drive belt
Radiator hose
Negative battery cable

2.Fill the cooling system.
3.Start the engine and check for leaks.

3.5L Engines

1.Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
2.Drain the cooling system.
3.Remove or disconnect the following: Negative battery cableUpper radiator hoseTiming belt. Refer to the Timing Belt Unit Repair Section.Idler pulleyWater pump

Negative battery cable
Upper radiator hose
Timing belt. Refer to the Timing Belt Unit Repair Section.
Idler pulley
Water pump

To install:

Fig. Exploded view of the water pump mounting

Fig. Water pump torque sequence. Apply LOCTITE® 262 to bolt number 3 (arrow)-3.5L engine

NOTE
Apply Loctite® 262 to bolt number 3 prior to installation.

1.Install or connect the following: Water pump. Tighten the bolts in two passes, in sequence, to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm) for 3.2L engines or to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) for 3.5L engines.Idler pulleyTiming beltUpper radiator hoseNegative battery cable

Water pump. Tighten the bolts in two passes, in sequence, to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm) for 3.2L engines or to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm) for 3.5L engines.
Idler pulley
Timing belt
Upper radiator hose
Negative battery cable

2.Fill the cooling system.
3.Start the engine and check for leaks.


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