Nissan Skyline R32 water pump removal and installation
 
Tools required:
Tube presser WS3993
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Water pump removal and installation
 
Additional work required:
•  Drain and refill cooling water.
•  Remove and install:
Cooling fan, water pump pulley
Alternator adjustment bolt
Timing belt cover, timing belt 
 
CAUTION:
Loosen engine drain plug to remove cooling water from cylinder block.
(If water is only drained from the radiator drain cock, the cylinder block will not drain completely.)
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Water pump removal and installation
 
[Point 1] Nissan Skyline R32 water pump removal and installation
 
Removal
 
•  When removing water pump assembly, be careful not to get coolant on timing chain. If any water does spill, wipe it out immediately.
•  Remove water pump bolts in the reverse of sequence in figure on left.
 
Installation
 
•  Install bolts in the numbered sequence in figure on left.
 

Installation location

Bolt size

Number of bolts

Tightening torque N-m (kg-m, ft-lb)

(1)

M6

1

6.3-8.3 (0.64-0.85, 4.6-6.1)

(7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12)

M8

6

16-21 (1.6-2.1, 12-15)

(2), (3), (4), (5)

M10

4

31-42 (3.2-4.3, 23-31)

 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Water pump removal and installation
 
Removal and cleaning
 
•  Insert stubby screwdrivers in bolt holes as shown, and move them up and down to remove water pump.
CAUTION:
Be careful not to damage screws in cylinder block side.
•  Use a scraper to remove all traces of liquid gasket from mating surface.
CAUTION:
Also remove any liquid gasket remaining in grooves.
•  Clean installation surface with white gasoline.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Water pump removal and installation
 
Installation
 
•  Cut nozzle end of liquid gasket tube (KP510 00150) as shown in figure and use tube presser for application.
 
Nissan Skyline GT-R32 Water pump removal and installation
 
•  Apply a continuous bead of liquid gasket (KP510 00150) to water pump sealing surface. 
CAUTION:
(1)  Be sure liquid gasket is 2.0 to 3.0 mm (0.079 to 0.118 in) wide.
(2)  Installation should be done within 5 minutes after liquid gasket application.
 
[Point 2] Nissan Skyline R32 water pump inspection
•  Rotate water pump by hand and check for abnormal sound and smooth operation.
•  There must be no traces of water leaks.