Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Water Pump - 3.8L

Material

Item Specification
Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant VC-7-A (in Oregon VC-7-B) (yellow color) WSS-M97B51- A1

Removal and Installation

1. Drain the engine coolant. For additional information, refer to Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding in this section.

2. Loosen the coolant pump pulley bolts.

Water Pump - 3.8L

3. Remove the power steering (PS) pump pulley. For additional information, refer to Section.

4. Remove the bolts and the coolant pump pulley.

5. Remove the PS bracket.

  • Remove the bolts.
  • Remove the nuts.

Water Pump - 3.8L

6. Disconnect the lower radiator hose from the coolant pump.

Water Pump - 3.8L

7. Position aside the coolant heater outlet tube assembly.

  • Remove the bolt.

Water Pump - 3.8L

8. Remove the coolant pump.

  • Remove the stud.
  • Remove the four bolts.
  • Remove the four nuts.

Water Pump - 3.8L

9. Clean and inspect the gasket sealing surfaces.

Water Pump - 3.8L

10. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  • Install a new gasket.
  • Tighten the coolant pump stud, bolts and nuts in the sequence shown.

Water Pump - 3.8L

11. Fill and bleed the cooling system. For additional information, refer to Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding in this section.

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