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fenix881 02-14-2012 07:43 PM

replace water pump 5.7l wk
hi, im having small leaks of coolant that i believe is coming from the water pump, 05 5.7l jeep grand cherokee. is there any write up or pictures showing or explaining how to go about changing it. i called the dealership parts 160, plus 295 labor. is this something that i could possibly do myself or would the dealership be better thanks.

Chaoul1 02-14-2012 07:47 PM

Re: replace water pump 5.7l wk
Are you mechanically inclined? It's pretty simple and only took me 2 hours to be exact.

fenix881 02-14-2012 07:59 PM

Re: replace water pump 5.7l wk
yes i believe i am, i mean i change my own break pads, and change the oil myself without problems, but i have never tackled anything where the belt travels thru, ie alt, water pump.. im also not sure what tools i would need. so im ready to try, also the dealership price is high for my budget right now, so if it somethingi can do , it would be great

Bleeding Blue 02-14-2012 08:09 PM

Re: replace water pump 5.7l wk
Here is a link for a how to on the 3.7 engine, obviously things will be different but hopefully it helps somewhat

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