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Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum Discussion, water pump removal 1997 Seville in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; iv'e tried to take out water pump with gm tool and turning clockwise and can not get it to budge....
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    water pump removal 1997 Seville

    iv'e tried to take out water pump with gm tool and turning clockwise and can not get it to budge.

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    Re: water pump removal 1997 cadillac seville

    A few bursts from an impact wrench will usually do the trick.

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    Cheater bar, one person holding socket in place another popping it loose. Mine was really tight, thought I was going to snap something.

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    Re: water pump removal 1997 Seville

    Same here.. The socket kept walking off the pump.
    Had my neighbor keep pressure on the back of the waterpump socket using a cheater bar by sliding behind the upper motor mount to give the bar leverage and maintain the pressure while I turned it.

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    Re: water pump removal 1997 Seville

    The better sockets come with a hold down clamp.


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    Re: water pump removal 1997 Seville

    Yes, that definitely helps! The one I rented didnt have it.

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