MECHANICAL SEAL INSPECTION
Remove the radiator reserve tank (page 6-8).
Check for signs of coolant leakage from the inspec-
tion hole in the water pump by looking the clutch
If there is leakage, the water pump mechanical seal
is defective and the water pump should be replaced.
Drain the coolant from the system (page 6-7).
The water pump
Remove the starter/reverse motor (page 19-17).
and thermostat can
Remove the alternator (page 17-10).
be removed with
the engine in the
Loosen the hose band screws and disconnect the
three water hoses from the water pump.
Remove the three pump cover bolts and three water
pump mounting bolts.
Remove the water pump cover.
Remove the thermostat from the pump cover.
Remove the rubber seal from the thermostat.
Remove the O-ring from the water pump.
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