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Unread 01-05-2012, 11:28 PM   #1
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Replaced water pump now belt won't align HELP

I recently bought an 89 yj wrangler with a 4 cyl. I replaced the water pump today but when I went to put the serpentine belt back on I couldn't get the belt to line up. The belt guide that bolts to the new water pump doesn't go deep enough to allow the belt to have a place to glide on, about a belt width to shallow. I started looking close and this isn't the factory motor. It is a jeep 4 cyl. But I have no clue what year. Where can I get this part and what do I need to ask for? What kind of $$ am I looking at? Please help!!!

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Unread 01-06-2012, 05:01 AM   #2
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You have a serpintine belt on an 89?
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Unread 01-06-2012, 05:50 AM   #3
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Wrong water pump probably
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Unread 01-06-2012, 06:14 AM   #4
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You should have a V belt on an 89. If not the engine is not the original engine and you will need to do some leg work. The casting number on the block will tell you where it came from to get the correct part. I would take the old water pump with you to the parts store and try and match it up. It sounds like someone upgraded. Do you have a mutiport(multiple) fuel intectors on it or throttle body injector (one injector). A pic is worth a thousand words.
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Unread 01-06-2012, 08:23 AM   #5
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Sounds like you have an engine from a 91 - 95 maybe even newer.
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Unread 01-06-2012, 09:26 AM   #6
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If you got a pump for an 89 you got the wrong pump.
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Unread 01-06-2012, 09:44 AM   #7
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Ok the stamp on the block is 53008403. Where can I reference this?
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Unread 01-06-2012, 10:00 AM   #8
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53008403 is what the stamp on the passenger side high in the block
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Unread 01-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #9
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/e...number-748501/

Its out of a 95
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Unread 01-06-2012, 12:06 PM   #10
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The year of the engine is not really important in this case, if you have a serpentine belt setup you need a water pump that matches the application, they don't spin the same way as the v-belt ones. Bring it back to the store and ask for a "serpentine" one and make sure it's right ( open the box).

Read this for more info: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/w...torial-893428/
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Unread 01-06-2012, 12:12 PM   #11
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Yep, thats why I told him to take the old one down and make sure to match it up. Make sure it's the correct rotation too.
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Unread 01-06-2012, 12:39 PM   #12
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Yep, thats why I told him to take the old one down and make sure to match it up. Make sure it's the correct rotation too.
Take the old pump and make sure they're kissin cousions. Don't just do a fast once over. Look long and hard.
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Unread 01-06-2012, 01:20 PM   #13
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Yep, thats why I told him to take the old one down and make sure to match it up. Make sure it's the correct rotation too.
Yeah sorry wasn't trying to take anything off ya, just wanted to add a bit more, cheers!
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Unread 01-06-2012, 02:37 PM   #14
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Thanks everyone! I ran back down and checked the pump for a 95 and that was the right one and now I am all up and running. Thanks again !!!!
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Unread 01-06-2012, 04:30 PM   #15
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SDGBASE no props for me. I am always glad to see you chime in! Always add more when you can! Every day I am here I learn something from someone posting up. I am never upset about someone being constructive and...even correcting me when I am wr..wrrrr....wrrrrro; Not right!
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