On a problem with oil pressure sensor leaking. And viola, the fuel pump is right there! But that is usually just a temp fix, especially with the Intake Gasket. This description is all fairly general stuff, but if you have the confidence to try this, you should be able to figure it out. The battery does not need to be removed. Ensure you top up your coolant. Fluid leaked everywhere, and the smell was terrible. But it will come out.
Feb 25, 2017 First drain your oil. Other sites say to not use excessive force tightening the water pump housing bolts to avoid cracking the housing. The fan assembly easily spun off the water pump. I did look at my wifes van and that bolt is the only thing I could see that would be leaking. Open the coolant fill cap on the white plastic coolant overflow container on the passenger side.
If you do not, you may need to investigate your rack and pinion. Get the pump with the reservoir already on it. That's the one that has to come off. A new gasket will probably come with the pump if you buy aftermarket. The liner overlap is held down by a few dabs of sticky glue. As soon as I can find the Torq specs and tightening sequence I will post them.
If you're lucky enough to have an Impala model that has the fold-down rear seats it is simple to determine if you have the removable panel. Chevy venture my personal money holder. Using an 8mm socket, feel the one bolt holding the plastic clip over the belt. Just pay attention and take your time. You will need a fuel pressuregauge capable of measuring high fuel pressure. Simply fold down your rear seats. If you can loosen up the hoses now do it, otherwise this can wait until later.
I made the mistake of not tightening the bolts hard as I was scared I'd damage the gasket. The first image is not as close as the second to give an idea of what you are looking at in the close picture. Be careful not to break them, as some replacement filters do not include them. This is a vague question. Remove the nuts and pry the metal panel up by using a flathead screwdriver or similar device. The test port is located in front of the power steering pump but at the bottom. The water pump bolts will get torqued to 89 lb in, while the pully bolts to 18 lb ft.
My wife drives an 03, so if I get a chance tomorrow I will look at hers and see if I can come up with any other possibilities, and post them. The gas tank should be held up with two metal straps that wrap around the tank and bolts into the frame. Two bolts on radiator mounting frame and then two bolts on each side of cowl itself. I hope this information work for you. See product for application and installation details. You will have to use a new gasket.
Or head over to your local Advance Auto Parts shop to see us in person today! All of this took me about an hour. There will also most likely be a small rubber hose that is used as a vent somewhere else. Most of the other directions noted are right except that you only have to take out the upper themostat housing bolt and leave the other bolt in the intake housing. You will need a fuel pressuregauge capable of measuring high fuel pressure. Mine was 199, but my venture is a 99.
If powersteerin pump bolts to water pump remove bolts and move pump out of the way. Next, from inside the car, carefully pull back the trunk liner by slipping it out from under the folded down rear seats. There was no pressure in the line but it had also sat overnight. There will be two allen bolts on the back side of the caliper; remove those without twisting off the rubber boot that's attached to them. Your Venture's water pump consistently pumps water and coolant to your engine so it doesn't overheat. From there loosen the bolts. High flow design provides long lasting, efficient cooling.
Let me know if you need anything else. Engine specific water pressure is achieved without excessive load to engine. Remove battery cables with 6mm socket. I went to a garage and the mechanic pulled out a chisel and an air line. But it will come out. Remove 5 water pump bolts and thoroughly clean any old … gasket. If motor has serpentine belt locate belt tesioner and use tesioner to loosen belt and remove belt.
This does not mean it is totally empty and make sure you do this when your car is cooled down. This will allow the coolant to flow out of the radiator. This one's a real bugger -- the fuel pump is inside the fuel tank, which itself is a modular sort of plastic-and-metal nightmare assembly. I just completed a water pump replacement on my 2003 Venture and have some comments. It is located not inside the body lip, but inside a support rail, closer to the middle of the van. At this point in time you should have smooth steering. Now, you can focus on the pump.