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How to change the water pump in a 2004 Chevy Malibu Classic

How to change the water pump in a 2004 Chevy Malibu Classic? I was wondering what the procedure is on changing the water pump and how long it would take


year, make, model and

year, make, model and engine?? try autozone.com - register - add vehicle and go to repair section for step by step with pics.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=126ZJdW1G94
May 31, 2011 - Uploaded
watch this youtube video

Behunin80, You FAILED to post

Behunin80,

You FAILED to post an engine size, so I'm posting a link that covers ALL engines.

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/repairguide/repairGuideConte...

REMEMBER!!!

Just because a vehicle is running HOTTER than normal (and or) OVERHEATING, that DOESN'T ALWAYS mean it's a "Water-Pump" issue!!!

WITH THAT BEING SAID:

What EXACTLY is the problem?

Are the "Cooling Fans" operational?

Are "Engine Error Codes" set?

If there are codes what are they?

Why do you feel the problem is "Water Pump" related?

Are you running "Dex-Cool" Anti-freeze?

Have you RULED OUT a CTS (Coolant Temperature Sensor) issue?

You asked how long it should take to replace the pump. Well I can't ANSWER THAT guy without knowing your "Level of Skill" FIRST, (and or) the "Level of Skill" of the person doing the job if it's NOT YOU!!

GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS!!!

the process and time will

the process and time will differ depending on the engine size.
roughly the 3.4L, only takes about 45 minutes.
the 3.8L takes about 2 hrs.

Behunin80, Since we volunteer

Behunin80,

Since we volunteer our time and expertise to this forum, we ask that you please follow up with your postings.

In other words, kindly take a moment to let us know if your issue has been resolved or not. This will allow us to (either) continue helping you, or close your thread and move onto to helping others.

Additionally this forum attracts many “Readers”. Readers are “Non Contributing” mechanics and individuals who just come to the forum to read and learn from our answers.

If you have resolved your issue, and for the benefit of the “Readers”, would you kindly post (how and what) was finally done to resolve your problem?

Thank You.

GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS!!!

Try www.autozone.com for the

Try www.autozone.com for the step-by step guide along with pictures for this procedure.
Once at the site identify you car under the heading "current Vehicle"
Next click "Repair Info" on the tabs below the AutoZone logo.
At the middle of the page go to "Your Ride, Your Guide" and click "Become a member" set you username and password
Log-in and click "Vehicle repair guide"
Select the category for the repair needed.
Select (on the left) type of repair needed.
Page opens to your repair info

Behunin80, Many folks simply

Behunin80,

Many folks simply ask a repair question just to get an answer. Once they have that answer, they never respond with an update or the outcome of the repair.

On the other hand, there are those folks who will simply put off (or delay) a repair for their own personal reasons. Point is, if you still need help with this repair we’re ready to help you. Just let us know.

GOD BLESS THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS!!!


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