Figure the polarity for the original wires. Remove one large Phillips screw from behind the door light and the other from where the pwr window switches had been. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Next, remove the drive pulley you loosened earlier. While some models let you access the speakers by removing a grille or going in from the trunk, in many models you'll need to remove the rear deck to get to the speakers. There is also a bolt behind a plastic cover underneath the armrest on the door, and the cover can be pried off with a flat-head screwdriver.
It looks like it comes off but it is actually molded right to the door skin. If it is hard to get out, check and make sure all bolts are removed. Hardest part I had was making sure theaxle was unstuck from the hub, had to back … the nut off and then hitthe axle end with a soft faced hammer, rawhide or plastic faced. You may need to loosen other things to help left it up high enough to get to the starter. I assume it is a 4. The engine can than be ran for an additinal 50 miles to safety.
The door panel is molded to the door, but only in a few spots. All the doors have 2 speakers in them just as I stated. Also, tapping the center of the pulley lightly with a hammer may help loosen it. Take the two bolts out of the end of the thermostat holder and the stat will be right in there. Remove the mirror control cover mine is black by prying it off with finesse.
You'll need a small Torq driver to take the speaker screws out and be gentle with the plastic expanding inserts because you will have to use them to mount the new speakers using the old screws. Next, slide the door handle assembly to the right and push it through the hole on the panel. Space is really the issue when you get to the bolts toward the rear, once you get all the bolts just pry the water pump off. First, get a replacement pump. Today is your lucky day, I just changed both of my oxygen sensors on the same year and motor. If your wondering why I did it twice, the part store sold me a bad pump that went out within two months.
All remaining steps are just the reverse order. When you put the whole thing back together, have patience putting the panel back on; you have to put the top of the door panel in where the window comes out of the door, and it should fit very snugly. When you remove the pump, there will not be enough room to remove the pulley drum from the pump. Pop out the little plastic tabs in the door hand grip and on the panel, and remove the screws if there is screws behind. The triangle piece at the front pulls gently away.
All have a factory amplifier. You won't have to r … eplaced any gaskets. You can pull it off the knee panel and unplug from … the harness. Remember this when putting it back together - the tabs must go into the slots on the rear, bottom and front. The plastic pocket for the door handle has a locking device. You then pull up on the panel along the edges to pop the plastic connectors out.
On the model without power windows, I removed the armrest - two big phillip's screws. The wiring codes can be found on line pretty easily too. This is where a geared wrench would be real nice. While the belt is still on the motor, loosen the 4 drive pulley bolts on the pump slightly but don't remove them yet. The fun part is removing them.
There are plastic catches that will reconnect the panel to the door - you will likely get scratched up by them during the process of removing the speakers, fyi. Spray the inside of the water pump with high tack evenly. They are to the right and below the pump. Then, I covered a wide flat screwdriver with some tape to keep from scratching the door. The d … oor panel should come off. To prepare the new pump for installation, adhere the included gasket to the pump with liquid shellac gasket compound. Whatever your level of experience, we can help with your installation — and save you even more money.
You must remove the upper dash to access the speakers - the grillesare attached from below using nuts. Spray both sides of the new gasket with high tack. The connection for the upper hose goese to the engine block where as the bottom hose goes to the pump and that is where you will find the thermostat at the end of the water pump. This is what is to be replaced and it requires a tool to turn it out of wedge flange as well as return new one to position with new O-ring in place. The only problem is, you have to get underneath the car to remove the sensor. I actually layed the new pump in front of me while I worked. The first one is located directly on the exhaust manifold in front of radiator as you open your hood on the car look straight down and you will see it.
Due to Mother not stopping for a deer. Remove hoses and remove bolts from drive belt tensioner. Slide the screwdriver slowly along the bottom and both sides, and pop out each connector from the door. Slip gasket in carefully and be sure it fits properly over bolts and is in correct placement against block. While the belt is still on the motor, loosen the 4 drive pulley bolts on the pump slightly but don't remove them yet. After it slides forward the center of the panel will be released. Please note the importance of not removing the two bolts holding the timing cover to the water pump inlet cover.