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Old 07-29-2003, 05:55 PM
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Angry Water pump bolts

Can someone help???? I have a 89 260E we are trying to put in a water pump in the care, does anyone know how to got to the bolts? Is there a magic tool or a trick to get to them so we can remove the old pump !!!! All help welcome!!!!!!!!

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Old 07-29-2003, 09:42 PM
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Welcome aboard!

Try the search function on the upper right side of this page and you will find things like this:
300E water pump replacement using snap on tool ?
Good luck!
'86 300E
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Old 07-30-2003, 12:10 AM
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I'm not sure what's in the link but I expect it includes a reference to a Snap-On tool. In my case, I was able to remove the rear upper bolt by removing the dipstick (13mm head bolt through the intake manifold into the head, then pull it out, watch for the 0-ring), removing the bolts that hold down that thing on the intake manifold held down by two 10mm head bolts (don't know the name off the top of my head) then going at it with a 1/4" drive 13mm socket with u-joint and 6" extension (Craftsman, in my case). The rear lower bolt is easy enough with a 9-12" extension.

I found it easier to fit the allen head bolt from the front upper location in the rear upper location. A 6-8" 6mm hex key with a wobble tip does it for me.

I put the rear upper bolt in place with the help of a parts-picker-upper-magnet-on-a-stick.

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