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debrad 3/15/2010
1987 Honda Civic Si 4Cyl1.5L - Engine
had the timing belt replaced in oct. 09 but did not have the water pump ...
replaced. Now that has gone out and is in need of replacment. Can I do this, with the proper tools of course. I do know that the water pump, on this engine type powers the timing belt.
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  • HouseCallAuto
    HouseCallAuto 3/15/2010
    Yes, you can do this with the proper tools. The timing belt turns the water pump. Make sure you use a repair manual with step by step with pictures. is terrific for $26 online.

    Kevin - HouseCall Auto Mechanics
  • debrad
    debrad 3/15/2010
    Kevin, Thanks a MILLION! Your awnser was very helpfull!
  • RC
    RC 3/15/2010
    If the water pump is leaking, it may have contaminated the new belt. Make sure you check the belt.

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