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Old 03-25-2008, 08:56 AM
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tools needed to change a water pump on a 7.3

hey guys just wandering if any of you know exactly what tools are needed to change a water pump on an 02 7.3.

i know maintain did a video on this but im just looking for a list of tools and sizes of the wrenches and ratchets i will need. really sort of pushed for time and dont want to be having to run all over hell and half of georgia looking for the right tool.i want to have all the tools needed when i begin.

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Old 03-25-2008, 09:19 AM
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Bumping this up for ya!

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Old 03-25-2008, 09:43 AM
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ummm lets see if i can remember what i used.. Bear with me cuz I work on cars all day I can't remember every tool i use...

fan clutch tools
I think the fan cover or shroud however u spell it is on by either 8mm,10mm bolts or screws
You will need a 8mm and 10mm sockets
screw drivers to loose and tighten hose clamps
I think thats it I can't remember but it will get u started...
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Old 03-25-2008, 09:46 AM
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Oh and along with the sockets get 8mm and 10mm wrenchs for the fan clutch pully u will need something to help hold the pully into place while u try to loose the bolts are do what I did and use a cordless impact i have a 14v mikita small and light weigh thats all i can think of hope that helps... oh and a 1/2 driver to loosen the tensioner on the drive belt i used a 1/2 driver with a small extension ok if i think of anything else i will post again
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Old 03-25-2008, 09:59 AM
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thanks for all the help ..hopefully i can pick my truck up from the transmission shop and get the water pump on tonight and tomorrow before having to take off this weekend...

seems like everything went at the same time
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Old 03-25-2008, 02:38 PM
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Hey man, basic hand tools besides the fan clutch wrenches.
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Old 03-25-2008, 02:40 PM
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You might want 2 people for the fan clutch LOL.
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:39 PM
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sorry to hijack, but just curious. how many miles have you all gotten out of your stock water pump? i'm at 124k on mine, but i've got a friend with a 97, and his lasted close to 140k. they outlive most.
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good luck....and have fun with that fan clutch
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Old 03-25-2008, 06:47 PM
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well all is off and in the process of being back on... kind of ran out of daylight due to a late start thanks to the people at the transmission place wanting to poke around and wait til 5 to finish..fan wasnt to bad considering went ahead and got some of the fan clutch wrenches to borrow for a few days lol. but thanks for all the help guys...it has made things quite a bit simpler
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