Q: how to take the bottom bolt off the water pump?

asked by on

There is one bolt that we cannot figure out how to get to it to get it out. It is at the bottom of the water pump. It is a 3800 series 2 supercharged.

My car has 136000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The power steering lower bolt should be removed and the power steering swung out of the way. Then, using a 10mm swivel socket you can get the back bottom water pump bolts out without removing the front engine mount bracket.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. how to take the bottom bolt off the water pump?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What will cause an automatic transmission not to shift into the final drive gear? 1993 Buick LeSabre

Hi - by "won't shift into the highest gear", I interpret this to mean the lock-up of the torque converter, which effectively is another gear (eliminates any slip through the torque converter). Your symptoms suggest that the transmission is not...

Q: My turn signals are not working, could you please tell me where the turn signal flasher fuse is located?

Hi, thanks for writing in. I would recommend checking the fuse first. If the fuse is good in the fuse box, I would then check the flasher relay which is located on the firewall behind the glove box. You may...

Q: My vehicle keeps overheating.

Hi there. The overheating condition could be caused by three different things on your vehicle. Plugged Radiator Water pump failure Burned head gasket The radiator could be plugged up causing the coolant to not flow when the engine...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.