1992 B250 Van Water Pump Fitting for Heater Hose
My 1992 B250 van needs a new water pump. I've gotten all the parts and noticed something surprising. On the water pump, right next to the fitting for the bypass hose is a hole of about ½ inch diameter. No threads. Just a hole. In the box with the new water pump is also a small O—ring, about ½ inch diameter. My thought is what the heck is this?
I look at my van and I see one of the heater hoses attached to a metal fitting located where the unexpected hole in the new water pump is.
When I install the new water pump, how do I get that fitting off of the old water pump and into the new water pump? Is it simply pressed, or glued in? Should I but a new one or try to get the old one out of the old water pump? How would I get the old one out?
Sorry for rambling on but I'm stumped by how to handle this dilemma.
Thanks in advance,