Water pump replacement - Kia Spectra 2004

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Asked by Jul 03, 2017 at 06:47 PM about the 2004 Kia Spectra LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Do I have to remove the timing belt in order to get
to the water pump and replace it?

2 Answers

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The water pump on most vehicles is powered by the main serpentine belt. You will need to loosen the belt via the belt tensioner.

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Also, do I have to remove the timing belt in order to only replace the head gasket?

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