Re: water pump replacement
Removing the radiator is easy, and is the right way to do it, time wise.
"stevie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I recently replaced my water pump; the old one was leaking a little.
> Mostly, the job went OK, just taking me some time, since I'm not really a
> The part that caused me to profess a few cuss words was reinstalling the
> blade. You have to line up the four bolt holes in the water pump, pulley,
> and the fan blade. This is not an easy task. In addition, you do not
> a lot of room because of the plastic shroud-it appeared that you had to
> the shroud on while attaching the blade. I couldn't see how you could
> install fan blade first, then shroud. I did finally get the fan
> but it took 1-2 hours just for this one part.
> My question then, is there an easier way to re-attach the fan blade short
> of removing the radiator?
> 1982 F100
> 302 V8, 136000 miles
> AC, PB, PS, Auto