Honda CRV Shop Manual 1997 2002 (10) PDF | Page 5

?? Remove the drive belt (see page 04-30).
?? Turn the water pump pulley counterclockwise.
Check that it turns freely.
?? Check for signs of seal leakage. A small amount of
??weeping?? from the bleed hole (A) is normal.
?? Remove the drive belt (see page 04-30).
?? Drain the engine coolant (see page 10-6).
?? Remove the crankshaft pulley (see page 06-11).
?? Remove the six bolts securing the water pump,
then remove the water pump (A).
?? Inspect and clean the O-ring groove and mating
surface with the water passage.
?? Install the water pump with new O-rings in the
reverse order of removal.
?? Clean up any spilled engine coolant.
?? Install the crankshaft pulley (see page 06-12).
?? Refill the radiator with engine coolant, and bleed air
from the cooling system with the heater valve open
(see page 10-6).