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Timing belt & water pump
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I have a 1998 Rav4. Driving and it just died. Coolant everywhere and oil. Took it to Toyota who does my service work. At first told it was timing belt. Reminded them they just changed timing belt at 115,000. Then they told me it was the water pump that went up and knocked timing belt, stretching it off it's placement and caused alot of damage. They said on 98's water pump is difficult to get to and involves removing timing belt, etc. Asked them why they didn't check water pump whe
... 1998 Toyota RAV4
Ford escort 1.6 16v zetec engine water pump broke so removed timing belt and water pump replaced water pump timing belt after some time replaced crank pully turned crank pully by hand seemed to lock up so my car will not start if i take out spark plugs i will turn over on key
... Ford Escort
1999 Chrysler 3.5 liter engine Changed timeing belt ,water pump, and belt hydraulic piston for belt teninsioner. Car would crank but would not start. Rechecked timing marks none of the three (crank,and both cams)will index.I suspect that the crank rotated as I was torqueing the damper wheel bolt since the damper wheel is not keyed to the crank.I had to replace the radiaitor due to it leaking and then decided to replace the timeing belt ,water pump ,and belt tenisioner. Since the engine has be
If you cranked this engine with the belt off u have bent the valves, I have the factory manual for this engine and they bend valves if belt is positioned incorrectly or not on when engine is cranked, sorry but that is how they are built. ... Chrysler LHS
I just recently changed the water pump on my 96 mazda 626 I did not change the timing belt due to it was replaced about 1 year ago. during the water pump change i did not mess with the timing belt at all. I got everything back together and the engine will rotate but not start. that was a month ago. since then i have replaced the distributor, crankshaft sensor, spark plugs and have also gone back twice and did complete removal of timing belt and made sure i didn't accidently move the belt any the
Since you have double checkedthe timing and checked the battery make sure you are getting a spark at the plugs and that you are getting fuel. Make sure all sensors are plugged in and are working. Check near the crankshaft (front) for a small sensor a ... 1996 Mazda 626
I have a 94 camry V6 XLE with 150K miles. It overheated and the mechanic says it's the water pump. But he also says the camshaft seals are leaking and this will make the timing belt break. My question is whether to just replace the water pump or pay $850 for the seals and new timing belt. Is it worth putting this much money into the car? Any advice? (I don't know if the timing belt has ever been changed; it could be the original belt)
94 w/150k? This your call. This vehicle is 15 yrs behind in technology, It's condition mechanically will get progressively worse at a faster rate.In the 70's the life expectancy of the average vehicle was 3-5 yrs, in the 80's,5--7, 90's 10-15 yrs ... 1994 Toyota Camry
I am replacing the water pump on my 1996 Isuzu Rodeo. One of the water pump bolts is under the lower timing belt cover. However, the lower timing belt cover appears to connect around the crank shaft behind the three lower pulleys. How do I remove the pulleys so that I can remove the lower timing belt cover? What size and type wrench should I use? Thanks, Ralph
Hello Ralph,\012\012What you actually going to have to do is take both timings covers off eventually. The waterpump is driven by the timing belt, and will have to be removed along with various other components. \012\012The pul ... 1996 Isuzu Rodeo
Water pump I need to replace the water pump on my 93 nissan pathfinder. How do I get the harmonic balance wheel off? I cant get the timing belt cover till I get that wheel off. I can't get to the water pump till I get the timing belt cover off.
You should not have to do all that. Let me know if you dont get diagral(sometimes happens)\015\012\015\012Drain the cooling system.\015\012CAUTION\015\012When\015\012draining the coolant, keep in mind ... 1993 Nissan Pathfinder
I brought my 2004 Jeep Grand cherokee to the mechanic because it is making a really loud squeeling noise(like when a belt needs replacing but times that by 500) and the mechanic said that it was the water pump..... I have never heard of a water pump making a lous squeeling noise, then he said itd be between 3-400 to fix. Well this morning he said it was going to be 500.00 because her also highly recommends getting the timing belt and the timing belt pulley replaced as well. My question or conc
... 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Is santa fe 2009 water pump driven by timing belt? should water pump be replaced when timing belt is replaced? If water pump leaks will it destroy the valves?
No is not it should take you about 2 hours to do it. Plus you would see water in the oil ... Cars & Trucks
I have 1999 Toyota Camry CE 4 Cylinder, my water pump went bad, but the timing belt was okay. I replaced the water pump and timing belt. I had problem with applying tension. I am not really sure how number one idler pulley and tension spring work to apply tension on the belt. After I finished the car started okay but every time when I start the engine there is a loud thumping sound. When the engine runs the sound disappears so sound is only when the engine starts. The sound is coming from the ti
The belt is either too tightly fixed or a bit loose.See to that but it does not affect the running of the car in anyway.Cheers. ... 1999 Toyota Camry
Help! I'm stuck and stumped. 2001 Beetle GLS 2.0 - Two weeks ago the car was overheating quickly, red temperature light flashing and beeping. I changed the thermostat, flushed the radiator and filled it with new fluid. As soon as I did that, the interior heat quit working, not even warm. So I took on the task of a new water pump behind the timing belt. Sure enough the fan on the water pump was melted and mangled. Put in a new water pump, new timing belt and tensioner from napa. A week lat
SOUND LIKE COOLANT FANS HAS A FAULTY THERMO SWITCH LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE RADIATOR ON LEFT HAND SIDE.CHECK THE FUSES 8 IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AND CHECK FUSE 16 IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT FUSE BOX.WHEN ENGINE OVERHEATING IF BOTH COOLING FA ... 2001 Volkswagen Beetle
On April-2010. I bought a pre-owned 2004 Chrysler pt cruiser car at 100K miles, auto Transmission for my daughter. After driving the car for a week, the car died at suddenly at a stop sign. Apparently the timing belt broke, so we towed the car to an auto repair shop and replaced the timing belt and the water pump. After replaced the timing belt and water pump, she drove the car for 2 days and found the steering gear/rack leaking oil, brought the car to a technician and changed the steering gear/
Well, if the timing belt broke, and was replaced that solved a regularly scheduled maintenance issue.\015\012\015\012The water pumps do go bad on cars over 80,000 mi. frequently.\015\012So that's normal.\015\012\015\012A ... Chrysler PT Cruiser
Dodge stratus 6 cyl 2005 not sure of engine size. I only want to advise my daughter on what she should do about replacing her water pump. Car seemed to be running fine but was losing coolant. Car was found to have a leaking water pump. Dealer suggested the timing belt should be replaced. Is it common practice to replace timing belt when replacing a water pump.
It is common practice to replace the water pump when replacing the water pump also. If the timing belt has recently been replaced than it would not be necessary to replace it again. If the belt is original than it makes perfect sense to replace it wh ... Cars & Trucks
I have a 1998 dodge stratus es v6 2.5L water pump started leaking I took off the belts and covers and timing belt replace water pump put belts back on engin will not turn over. took off timing belt try to turn crank shaft it would not move. it's like it is hung up on something.
... Dodge Stratus
I have a 95 Honda accord I recently put in a timing belt a water pump got a new battery but now the car won't start at all. Here is the story the car was sitting for almost a year before I got it I had the oil changed put motor oil bought new fuses and replace the old ones then I got the timing belt replace with a new water pump. My belt broke and I had to put in another one and I had to buy a head gasket cap I really don't know what it was. So now my car kept dying on me and wouldn't start so I
Fisrt of all your alternator is not charging well n there is something draining your battery but can u explain 2 me more am willing to help you ... Cars & Trucks
Brother replaced water pump and took timing belt off and accidentaly moved gears...now water pump and timing belt is all back together and car wont start because timing gears are off....What are the gears suppose to be on for a 2000 kia Sephia?...a diagram showed up e and i...and we tried it and did not work...What to do now?
Call a professional mechanic as you will bend all the valves and possibly make a hole in a piston ,IF YOU HAVENT DONE SO ALREADY ... Kia Sephia
I have 98 dodge avenger had the water pump seize on timing belt and busted 8 vavles on the head in dec. the head has been rebuilt new water pump new timing belt new thermostat and housing as well as radiator hoses. My car is overheating and boilling in the overflow. What else could be wrong?
Check the passage of the coolant if there are debris or leaks. There might be a puncture on the engine block somewhere. ... Dodge Avenger
1994 Voyager Just curious. Years ago I bought a 1994 Voyager from a friends company. I immediately replaced the Timing Belt and Water Pump (95,000). Then at about 130,000 the Timing Belt and Water Pump was replaced again. The assumption was that the replacement had some problem. Then at 153,000 with no warning, after driving 100 miles on the highway, stopping for 2 plus hours and, then back on the highway for less than 20 miles the Van overheated with no warning. I first notice smoke from
Here's a link to your problem. ... 1994 Plymouth Voyager
My 99 Beetle's reservoir is boiling after I run it for about 15 minutes. I changed the timing belt, tensioner, and water pump today. Turned out the water pump and timing belt were relatively new,
Try replacing radiator cap they do loose there seal over time and won't hold tessure and will force all the heat and fluid right out of the the bottle sounds weird yes but have had it happen did the same things and turned out to be the cap so instead ... 1999 Volkswagen Beetle
I had to change my 1996 Mercury Mystique Water pump. I took off the timing belt and everything and replaced the water pump and put the timing belt back on and kept the pulleys lined up where they were. I reassembled everything and tried to start my car and now it wil not start. Please help I do not know what to do.
How do i get the bottom timing pulleys off so i can get the water pump out of my 1996 mercury MISTAKE!!! OH I mean Mystigue ... 1996 Mercury Mystique
Does water pump work of timing belt on escort 55 1.8 d 2 door van will need to replace water pump as well as timing belt
You might just as well replace the water pump as this will save you taking the front off the engine twice. ... 2000 Ford Escort
Brought my audi a4 in to have the timing belt and water pump replaced and my car is now leaking power steering fluid and making loud noise, i was told when i took it back that the the powersteering fluid was low, they topped it off, it was fine until i drove it for a couple hours and the problem returned and my check engine light came on. had the fluid topped off again. can changing the timing belt and water pump damage the power steering pump/rack?
They may have loosened the power steering pump to take off the belt and not put it back right.\015\012They may have overtightened the belt which has worn the bearings out on the steering pump and made it start leaking from the bearings... ... 2004 Audi A4
I need to replace my water pump.. I have a new timing belt and tensioner on it.. do i need to replace the belt again? and How do i get the water pump off and keep it in time?
The pump should have been replaced when the belt was. Most shops will not replace just the pump without changing the belt. If you are doing it yourself it's fine. To keep everything lined up use a grease pencil and draw lines on the belt aand pulleys ... 2000 Dodge Stratus
Took the car in to have the water pump, the timing belt, the "other" water pump, valve cover gaskets, and some seals replaced. They took it out for a test drive and after a few miles started to miss (cyl 2,3 & 6). They now have changed the oil twice and installed some special oil filter and are talking changing the lifters (convinced they are the problem). Could a bad timing belt cause this?
A bad timing belt yes kind of, more likely not aligned when being reassembled. ... Audi A6
Have 02 sonata.. broke down on my wife today i got a car trailer and towed it to my dads started checking things. had spark, fuel pressure, tore off timing belt cover felt the belt.. has no tension on one side. completely loose when i wiggled it i can hear something loose.. took off all the belts, crank pulley and water pump pulley and the timing belt cover... the belt isnt broke but the idler pulley or the oil pump sprocket is loose and the belt is not tight on that side of the motor... when i
If the belt is still on the dot on the camshaft should line up onthe 12 oclock if you look close there is a mark behind it the crank mark is about 10 or 11 oclock you will see the marks make sure no1 is at top dead center if all this is good look to ... Hyundai Motor 2002 Sonata