Changing Water Pump On 87 S10

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Husky03, May 22, 2006.

  1. Husky03

    Husky03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 432

    Anyone have experience doing this that can help me.

  2. oldrustycars

    oldrustycars LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 301

    what engine? in any case...1) go to auto parts store. 2) purchase Haynes manual for this vehicle. 3) go to section on water pump replacement.
    if you're going to do repairs on this vehicle, you really need this book. best 20 bucks you'll ever spend. might find it cheaper on ebay...ive gotten some for a buck.
  3. Husky03

    Husky03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 432

    Sorry, how stupid. It is a 2.8L V6. Also, I would not usually attempt to do my own repairs, but this looks fairly simple.
  4. funkigreasemonki

    funkigreasemonki LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 13

    Water pumps arent too hard at all. Its just a bit time consuming, and your working in a relatively tight spot. I'm right with oldrustycars, buy a repair manual. The Haynes manuals do sometimes glaze over some specifics, but they do give you a good idea of what to expect. Just take your time, paying attention to where things go when its time to put it all back together.

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