Forgot to add this - to relieve the fuel pressure, just use the press the center of valve on the fuel rail for pressure testing and a rag to catch the dribble. I am in the process of changing the water pump and came to a halt. Remove thermostat, hook everything back up, the coolant flow is instant when you start the engine. Dec 13, 2012 - Uploaded by Brendan Doyle Aurora 4. Each Fuse Box has a diagram on the lid indicating the Component and Amp that the fuse is used for. If very little or no coolant flow in radiator, maybe a clogged engine block or radiator? Remove thermostat, hook everything back up, the coolant flow is instant when you start the engine. Forgot to add this - to relieve the fuel pressure, just use the press the center of valve on the fuel rail for pressure testing and a rag to catch the dribble.
Then unscrew the power steering pump to easily pull out the water pump. The plug wires are basically 4 long and 4 short ones with only like 1 or two oddballs so it might help to match lengths as you pull them. To replace the seat, slide the rear guides up under the back of the rear seat back and gently push down on the front of the seat base to engage the clips. The Torq Specs for the pump-unit is: 73 Foot Pounds. I think shop time was 3-4 hours. The guy on the top I feel for you! Also I noticed right before the overheating started that my temperature gauge is not working.
A bad fuel pump in your Aurora can keep your engine from receiving fuel or cranking. This car does not leave enough room for big hands. Is there a special tool you need to get the pump off? I also just had to replace the water pump. Have to remove this check valve first To remove this pump, you must first remove the air cleaner and air cleaner assembly, position the computer to the side. Break looses the bolt's first. If this has help you I greatly proud that I can assist you in any way. How to Install a Waterpump on a Cadillac Northstar engine.
Verify this by driving with the heat on full hot and make sure it stays hot and the temp gauge doesn't move around. It's not that hard to replace but you need a special socket to changeit. Also, you don't need to crank down on these bolts like your life depends on it, just snug them well. Thread the bolts into the block and snug them. The whole thing threads on to the end of the water pump. Make sure its tight and the screws are screwed in right.
Then it damaged the belt and pully running off the cam. I am concerned that when the bolts holding the fuel tank straps are loosened, necessary to access the in-tank fuel pump the spot welded nut that the bolts go … through may break free and become impossible to continue unbolting. Unbolt the water pump, then remove the pump and gasket. After that, you will want to remove the large trapezoidal vacuum canister above the coils to get more room. Had to use a very large pair of channel locks to get them off. Could that have something to do with all of this and how can I fix it? I have most any tool you could ever dream of needing, and a very well equiped garage, but would be very reluctant to consider tackling this task and discourage others from attempting. It is located under the intake manifold it is very easy to replace but it takes a while you have to disconnect the fuel lines remove the throtle body remove the fuel injector wiring harness remove the pcv hose remove the 6 bolts and 4 studs that hold on the intake manifold and lift it up … then the starter should be in plain site and all you have to do is unbolt the starter put the new one on and then reverse the beginning steps Facing engine, on right side.
Also to give you a heads up on another issue I had. The bulbs just twist out of the back of the headlight assemblys. The air trapped in the system can cause your engine to over heat if left unattended. Turn your ignition key on without cranking the vehicle. From here, you should be pretty much set, pull the old plugs and install new ones, then wires ad if necessary, coils.
About an hour and a half working time. Still check for any leaks need to check now that the car is on and running, if no problems occur. Clean the gasket areas thoroughly. May 29, 2011 I did a 2001 and it wasn't too bad. Difficultily level from one to five maybe a 2. Remove serpentine belt and tensioner. Remove air cleaner if located in the way , and remove Rad … iator overflow tank.
As the water pump's bearings wear out coolant seeps by them and leaks through this hole. Oct 11, 2010 You need to get more information, but one possibility is that the fuel pump stops pumping. This one was a major pain to bleed the system, the trick is to fill the system, let it warm up to temp, then turn it off and let it cool to room temp. Then simply reverse removal, reill with coolant and start up and check for leaks. Then the pump tool is fit into the pump and turned clockwise to remove the pump. Or just take it to a mechanic to do it. I let mine go until the bearing froze up.
If, when this occurs, the dash lights go out, then we need to look in the area of the ignition circuits - ignition switch, etc. Jack the engine up a bit as you are doing this. Could that have something to do with all of this and how can I fix it? If your water pump is the problem, then this part is for you. Just make sure you don't touch the glass on the new bulb because the oil in your skin will accumulate and create a hot spot causing early failure. V6-remove power steering pump bracket, remove hoses from water pump,remove water pump pulley and unbolt the water pump.
I just rented it from Autozone for free. I am trying to take the water pump off but it won't come off. Head gaskets were not designed for the increased pressures. Don't let is go too long. There is a small hole in the water pump right under the shaft in the middle that the pulley bolts to.