When to replace the Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit on your AUDI COUPE
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Water pump and timing belt kit : 70000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI COUPE (89, 8B) 1.8 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Water Pump + Timing Belt Kit for COUPE (89, 8B) and other AUDI models
Tools
Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Sealant
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #13
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
HEX bit No.H6
Ratchet wrench
Seal scraper
Funnel
Fluid container
Fender cover
Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Follow the terms, recommendations and requirements of the part operation provided by the manufacturer.
  • Check the coolant condition and replace it if necessary.
  • Inspect the thermostat and the thermostat housing. Replace if necessary.
  • Please note: all work on the car – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Unscrew the coolant reservoir cap.
  2. Step 4
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  3. Step 5
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    Loosen the coolant hose clamp. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 6
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    Detach the coolant hose.
    Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). Tip:
    Caution! Coolant may come out from the water pump channels and body.
  5. Step 7
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    Drain the coolant from the engine.
    Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Caution! The coolant can be very hot.Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.All work should be done with the engine stopped.Wait until the coolant has completely flowed out of the drain hole.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the thermostat housing fasteners. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Remove the thermostat housing.
  8. Step 10
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    Remove the thermostat.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.Caution! Coolant may leak out of the coolant lines and thermostat housing.
  9. Step 11
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    Clean the water pump pulley fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 12
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    Unscrew the water pump pulley fastener. Use HEX No.H6. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 13
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    Clean the alternator fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 14
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    Loosen the alternator fasteners. Use a combination spanner #13.
  13. Step 15
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    Move the alternator aside.
  14. Step 16
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    Remove the V belt.
  15. Step 17
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    Remove the water pump pulley.
  16. Step 18
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the water pump housing. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 19
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    Loosen the coolant hose clamp. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 20
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    Detach the coolant hose.
    Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Caution! Coolant may come out from the water pump channels and body.
  19. Step 21
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    Unscrew the water pump fasteners. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 22
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    Remove the water pump.
    Replacement: water pump – AUDI COUPE (89, 8B). AUTODOC recommends:
    Caution! Coolant may come out from the water pump channels and body.
  21. Step 23
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    Clean the water pump mounting seat. Use a seal scraper. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  22. Step 24
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    Treat the water pump mounting seat. Use a sealant.
  23. Step 25
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    Install the new water pump.
  24. Step 26
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    Tighten the water pump fasteners. Use a combination spanner #13. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 14 nm torque.
  25. Step 27
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    Attach the coolant hose.
  26. Step 28
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    Secure the coolant hose clamp. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
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