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bainez23
03-17-2010, 06:56 PM
i have a 2003 x-2 and noticed a few drips of water dripping out the rear seal how hard to replace that seal and does anybody have step by step instructions sorry not very mechanical

KHall
03-17-2010, 07:20 PM
I did my seal last weekend. It was fairly easy, though I guess it could be difficult to separate the parts. I used a vise to hold the pump, don't clamp it too hard. Instructions are attached. My seal was in bad shape, it even had a broken spring.

hkallestad
03-19-2010, 04:33 AM
It's easy, the best would be using a workshop press, but the method in the procedure here works well. Make sure your pump hasn't got any snap/retaning rings on the shaft before you press the shaft out. Replace the bearings at the same time, they're cheap and easy to find.