water pump installation

Asked by Dec 04, 2006 at 02:00 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i just want to know how hard the water pump removal will be on a side engine for this car

2 Answers

16,555

1. Remove the serpentine belt 2. Remove the alternator, wires first (3 bolts) 3. Remove the idler pulley from the front of the water pump (3 bolts). 4. Remove the the old pump from the pump housing (4 bolts). 5. Clean gasket and housing 6. Put gasket sealer on gasket. 7. Put new pump in 8. Replace idler pulley, alternator, and belt.

9 out of 9 people think this is helpful.

2000 cavalier LS convertible has 2.4 LD9 engine 1. remove passenger side tire 2.Remove belt 3. remove crank pulley and tensioner 4. place jack under motor 5. dissconnect both motor mounts 6. jack up motor 7. remove timing chain cover 8. mark where cams and crank are in correlation with timing chain. 9. remove timing chain 10. remove timing chain 11. remove water pump 12. replace everything GOOD LUCK alternative process 1. drive or tow car to dealership or mechanic 2. expect to pay 6hrs x $90/hr 3. be broke for a few weeks but a LOT easier!

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,700
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,240
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,060
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Focus
1,221 Great Deals out of 58,729 listings starting at $1,395
Used Honda Civic
1,124 Great Deals out of 64,640 listings starting at $1,195
Used Honda Accord
1,168 Great Deals out of 77,424 listings starting at $969
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,094 Great Deals out of 78,493 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
643 Great Deals out of 39,207 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet S-10
9 Great Deals out of 1,613 listings starting at $2,450
Used Toyota Corolla
1,313 Great Deals out of 67,494 listings starting at $1,399
Used Nissan Altima
1,090 Great Deals out of 85,231 listings starting at $695
Used Toyota Camry
1,439 Great Deals out of 99,766 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Impala
919 Great Deals out of 36,143 listings starting at $1,800
Used Pontiac Sunfire
460 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Civic Coupe
320 Great Deals out of 16,946 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Odyssey
452 Great Deals out of 27,493 listings starting at $1,900