Coolant is drawn into the inlet of the front cover and then flows from the…
Power Stroke 6.0L – Water Pump & Front Cover
The water pump, (hub and impeller) is mounted into the front cover which is the housing for the water pump.
The water pump impeller pulls coolant from the center of the housing and pushes it outward.
The water pump has a built in reservoir to catch small amounts coolant that during normal operation of the engine may seep past the seal.
Note: The water pump impeller may be damaged if dropped or hit by a hard object.