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Asked by Jun 05, 2011 at 12:51 PM about the 1993 Cadillac DeVille

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have 93 Deville with a 4.9 and I cant get the water pump of because the trox bolts are really tight and I barely have any room to get my ratchet on them does anybody have any advice

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I Take the 2 nuts off the bottom of the front motor mount and back motor mount, on the passenger side then I jack up the motor on the passenger side end of the oil pan with a board between the jack and the oil pan. You can jack it up a couple of inches, it gives you plenty of room. I leave it jacked up until I'm done, even putting the belt on is alot easier. Then lower the motor, and put the nuts back on the mounts. The labor guide calls for about 2 and a half hours, I can do one in an hour, this way..

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