you water pump is missing its backing plate..... return it if you bought it from a store... your best bet would be to pick up a ford racing water pump M-8501-C50 its a stock replacement and under 50 bucks
I think you have the wrong water pump for your 95 engine. if the gasket matches your time cover but not the pump, then either the pump or the cover are not the correct part for your engine.
I would take your pump and timing cover to the auto parts store and match it with other water pump gaskets and other water pumps. maybe some else can chime in and explain if you have a truck pump or a different year 5.0 pump or timing cover. you just never know until you do the trial and error tests.
The one you see is a 87-93 . I went to an auto part store , asked for a 95 water pump ...It doesn't fit at all , not even a bolt ....
The pump you see on the pictures fit on this timing cover ... but I think it leaks because there is 2 "missing" bolts on the water pump .
Look a the picture "timing cover gasket" , there is 2 arrow ... those holes are not accessible with my 87-93 water pump
I'm sorry , it's a little bit hard to explain ...
And I removed the rear cover ...I have it... sorry
when i did mine i bought it from autozone i got the kit all i told them is that it was a 302 and the kit came with three diferant gaskets one of which i am assuming was for a fox body pump just go grab another one from the store but tell em its a 95
I bet your water pump is not suited to your car. That will really cause you a big problem like that one you're experiencing right now. You might wanna check it out on your dealer on give your mechanic a call.
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