Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section. Any direction you can give would be greatly appreciated. Replace the water pump if a heavy deposit or a steady flow of engine coolant is evident from the primary weep passage Fig. Still overheats, heater doesn't blow hot at all, even when engine temp runs high. If your engine doesn't get coolant, it overheats. I would not rule out the waterpump as being the problem, especially if it can be shown to be where the water is being lost. Clean any debris and residue from the inside of the housing cover.
The plastic housing at the top of the engine is prone to leaking, if it has orange or pink residue on it, it needs changed. Place the new thermostat assembly into the engine outlet connector. Remove bolts attaching water pump to block Fig. My first thought was the thermostat also he does deliveries with his car so he is putting on a few miles a day, the car has about 60K on it. Remove the oil dipstick and tube. We thank you for your visit to our website.
If your engine is running too lean a mixture this will also contribute to easy overheat. This indicates a shaft seal failure and pump must be replaced. Tighten mounting bolts to 12 Nm 105 inch lbs. Coolant leaks: If the pump primary weep passage is plugged, coolant may come from the secondary weep passage and collect in the valley of the engine. Tighten mounting bolts to 12 Nm 105 inch lbs. Coolant leaks: If the shaft seal is leaking, this will be evident by traces of thick deposits of dried glycol running down from the pump primary weep passage Fig. Install water pump and gasket.
Ordering online is easy and comes with home shipping or convenient Same Day Store Pickup if you need that replacement immediately. It is easy, you may use the save button or put your cursor towards the graphic and right click then select save as. Install the engine outlet connector onto cylinder head and tighten bolts to 110 inch lbs. You're going to lose some coolant, so have a bucket or other container, and some fresh coolant, ready. Drain cooling system to the thermostat level or below.
Make sure spring side of thermostat faces cylinder head. Clean residual coolant from area around hole for dipstick. As for why it overheats sometimes and not others, if it's been leaking water even if it's from the water pump the engine will have air circulating with the coolant. Put rad cap back on and leak stops. I am at a loss, I have no money to fix this. Be careful when reassembling it to make sure that the thermostat is properly seated.
Drain the cooling system to the thermostat level or below. Additionally you could save this site to you favourite bookmarking sites. Remove the right front wheel and belt splash shield. Tighten attaching bolts to 105 inch lbs. I am having a hard time believing the water pump caused this.
First step is to remove the neg bat cable. Do not replace the water pump if this condition exists. Clean any debris and residue from the inside of the housing cover. Sometimes the air bubble would cause it to overheat, other times it would not. Install the new thermostat and gasket, replace the bolts, add coolant as necessary, and you're done. Make sure spring side of thermostat faces the engine side.
This will make the water pump less efficient and could possibly be making air bubbles that at times impedes the coolant flow leading to overheating. Remove bolts attaching water pump to block Fig. Tried to fill system with coolant without engine running and when I leave the rad cap off coolant leaks from underneath. Like I said the oil was fine and the shop said it was the water pump. Remove the thermostat and housing. Align air bleed with notch on the cylinder head. Decreased ride comfort and operation, suboptimal gasoline or diesel mileage, or exposure to possible component breakdown are merely some down sides of driving with a faulty automotive component.