Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
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Water Pump


  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Raise the vehicle.


  1. Remove the splash shield.
    • Remove the bolts.
    • Remove the splash shield.
  1. Loosen the bolts retaining the water pump pulley.
  2. Remove the drive belt.


  1. Position the A/C compressor out of the way.
    • Remove the bolts.
    • Position the compressor out of the way.


  1. Remove the water pump from the middle timing belt cover.



  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  2. Fill the cooling system.
  3. Start the engine and check all hoses and connections for leaks. Allow the engine to warm up so that the water thermostat opens.
  4. Stop the engine. Top off the coolant recovery reservoir as necessary to maintain minimum cold fill level.