S.L. Ayer: I did my water pump three days ago w/o removing the radiator. Also I removed the water pump while leaving the clutch fan in place. Then I simply removed the clutch while being on the bench. And this was without any special tools. I used a drill, bench vise and an 18" Cresent wrench. Now this would be only if you're replacing the water pump because you are going to drill a hole in the water pump and thus it would not be useful anymore. I lined up a spot on the back of the w/p that where if a hole was drilled I could penetrate a long bolt thru it and line up with one of the 4 holes on the pulley. By doing this it will keep the pulley from turning so that you can loosen the big clutch fan bolt. So you put the w/p in the bench vise to hold that from turning and then the long bolt, pin or phillips screwdriver thru the hole that you drilled on the back of the w/p thru one of the 4 holes on the pulley. You take the large cresent wrench and size it up with the clutch nut turn it counter clockwise until the long bolt engages the pulley to a halt (there will be some play before the pulley comes to a stop) at that point you're ready to give the cresent some muscle to break the nut. Worked for me, no fancy clutch removing tool, no strap tool etc.
Alejandro Alvarado: When is working is like cracked in front where is the water pump
Alejandro Alvarado: I have noise in my 2004 dodge ram 1500 5.7 engine gemi and I don't know if is the engine or water pump. Can you told me if is the engine or water pump
showntell49: Big Ass wrench====ok
MONEYBAGS603: way more easy to pull radiator and shroud
Elizabeth Devine: Don't freak around bees Cum!
Ali Abdur-Rashid: Can you redo this video when its not pitch black out?
daddyoca69: did the 2004 come with a electric fan? and as for shorting out was it just stoping or blowing fuses etc?
you know I will make a quick vid on electric fans because they can be a pain.... look for a vid attachment here in a hour
John Poulos: ok I have a 2004 dodge ram 5.7 liter 1500 and they took the original fan blade ect. off and put a electric fan in and the fan has been shorting out on me and i had to change the water pump. We hard wired the fan to the battery andthen ran wires for a switch to be put on. How or WHATS the difference between the two? Im not able to find the blade and the nut to put back on so im going to get another electric fan and put that on. What do you think about that. I need HELP ASAP, THANKS JOHN
Chris Kennedy: Excellent video on magnum water pump.
Blaze Kush: luckily the one im doing the water pump is seized haha
Lodi Goreau: where are you located? how fast can you come to cali and talk me thru this again, but slower (like for a girl)?
daddyoca69: huh lol? oh the comment below . some people like to to the least they can while doing a job and thats cool but I dont like cutting my arms up and I sure the heck change all the parts when do a job... if you can get to the thermostat and clean the block good with the rad in then cool.. only took me a few mins to do the extra stuff and I had all the room in the world.. up to you...
Douglas Dixon: Whoa! I just wanted to get an idea how tough this job was gonna be since I have one to do. I didn't know that I was talking into a postal area! or a movie-theater massacre!
krivver2: Yup, it was the water pump. Thanks!
knighthawk86855: just wanted to let yiu know all went well not one leak.....tks for ur help
krivver2: okay, thank you for the advice!
daddyoca69: ok well you need to find the leak and if its behind the pulley then 99% its the water pump.... there is a little whole in the case behind the pulley where it starts leaking when it goes bad..
otherwise might be the rad. hoses and you should be able to follow them to see if they are leaking
krivver2: its a 2000 dodge durango 5.2 if that helps
krivver2: Hey Im having issue w/ my water pump or a hose I cant find what hose it could be. but ive also been told that the car wouldnt leak a whole lot if it were the pump when the car is on. any advice would be great. Thanks
Dodge Ram 5.2 5.9 magnum water pump fan clutch the easy way5
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