when replacing the water pump on an 88 town car forgot which bolts went where? please help

Asked by Feb 07, 2016 at 01:02 PM about the 1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

was replacing water pump when snow hit and couldn't finish, now I forgot
which bolts went where ..three sizes to block...also if you can give me a
diagram of how the pooley system and serpentine belt goes i would greatly
appreciate it.

7 Answers

5,725

well proper bolt engagement will be 2x the diameter of the bolt...so if you've got that amount of engagement, you will be okay~ you could measure the clearance with a chop stick or such and determine which will fit~

520

I just found this picture for water pump, hope it helps.

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5,725

figure out what bolts to 5A~

520

The picture was for 3.8L I believe. I don't know litre size of engine? Hi Bob, didn't mean to butt in?

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5,725

you know I'm only here to kill time...they don't pay much around here (in fact they let your starve)...was a Mechanic 1994-1996 on Sundays...had to be 'expert on all makes and models' that's how I end up here...have met face-to-face with some challenging repairs~..oily, seems like you two feel the need to HELP people with your advise~...yep glad to have met ya~ in case you've seen this mug before, was guru number ONE for a time, but Lisa decided that I was a much better artist then advisor of automotive problems~ look for judge_roy to see my ex-bio~

520

That's a nice picture. Yeah, I'm just an old retired person, I try to answer questions on automotive forums just to kill the time of day. I used to consider myself a jack of all trades and a master of none. I'm not sure what I am now, except, too old. Have a good day.

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5,725

oilyspill, well you must be doing something right, as you've accumulated 220 points...I did this for a year and got to TOP guru two years ago...definitely went to the web to gather the answers...trouble is the web ain't always right...drummed out by LISA who says I'm a better artist than guru, so am looking to paint 1000 paintings...got MS and have all the time in the world like you...draw somethin' oily...then throw some paint on that~ you too could be making visually appealing things for people to enjoy~ you will find me on facebook look for JAY QURESHI you will see all what I have (that I care to share~) nice meetin' you...keep your chin up...I'll be expecting a full report on my desk in the morning~

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