Water Pump Replacement Estimate for Cadillac XLR

Cadillac XLR Water Pump Replacement costs $229 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$229 to $247
Labor: $126 -$144
Parts: $103
Average Dealer price
$373
Average Shop price
$278
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2008 Cadillac XLRV8-4.4L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$236.89Shop/Dealer Price$310.35 - $427.82
2006 Cadillac XLRV8-4.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$234.84Shop/Dealer Price$308.00 - $424.10
2004 Cadillac XLRV8-4.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$234.84Shop/Dealer Price$307.86 - $423.85
2008 Cadillac XLRV8-4.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$234.84Shop/Dealer Price$307.93 - $423.96
2009 Cadillac XLRV8-4.4L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$236.89Shop/Dealer Price$310.38 - $427.88
2006 Cadillac XLRV8-4.4L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$236.89Shop/Dealer Price$310.33 - $427.79
2005 Cadillac XLRV8-4.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$237.40Shop/Dealer Price$311.26 - $429.32
2007 Cadillac XLRV8-4.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementYourMechanic Price$234.84Shop/Dealer Price$307.99 - $424.08
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Patrick
27 years of experience
My 2007 Cadillac SRX AWD V6 was pinging on acceleration, had lost engine pep and the gas mileage had dropped to about 10 miles per gallon. The car has 97,000 miles on it and Cadillac recommends changing spark plugs at 100,000 miles. I called Cadillac and got a quote of $ 550. Wow! I called your mechanic and got a quote for $ 299.00. I asked for Patrick, who I had used before. Patrick came and and did a pretty involved job disassembling the top of the engine to reach the spark plugs and replaced them in about 3 hours. Patrick noted that the old plugs were very worn and that the spark plug tubes and the spark tubes had oil at the bottom of them. He told me that might be because the seal at the bottom of the spark plug tubes had failed, allowing oil from inside the valve cover to get into the spark plug tubes. I did some research and found that these seals failing is a relatively common issue in SRX's as well as other vehicles. The seals are not expensive but it appears that to replace them, the top of the engine would need to be disassembled again plus the valve cover on each side would also have to be removed, Then the seals could be installed and everything reassembled. That's most likely an expensive job. I drove the car after the new plugs were installed. Quite a difference. The car has its pep back, the mileage is starting to rise back to normal levels, and although I still get a slight ping at times, at this point it is about 90 % less than I was getting. My question is if I do nothing about the spark plug tube seals, will my issues return? Notes about this indicate that at some point the spark plugs are fouled enough to cause engine error faults and misfires if the spark plug tube seals are not replaced. Now I have to decide if I want to spend the money to have the new seals installed or take my chances and see what happens. If you read this Patrick, I would appreciate your best guess. Patrick is a very good mechanic. My dad ran an auto parts store, a garage and a machine shop for 25 years so I do know a few things about cars and know a good mechanic when I see one. If you need an excellent mechanic who is also honest, look no further than Patrick.
2007 CADILLAC SRX - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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Allen
31 years of experience
Allen has worked on our old Cadillac before and I would definitely use him to repair any of our vehicles.
1996 CADILLAC DEVILLE - OIL CHANGE
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Rod
12 years of experience
Arrived on time and completed the job quickly. Will use Rod for all of my services.
2007 CADILLAC ESCALADE - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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Alonzo
22 years of experience
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ALONSO !!!!!!
2005 CADILLAC DEVILLE - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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All about Water Pump Replacement

The water pump, a container made of aluminum or iron, is part of the cooling system. It contains an impeller (looks like a fan) that circulates water and coolant throughout the cooling system, keeping the engine from overheating. It is located in the engine compartment. For the water pump to work, it needs to turn. This is accomplished either by the drive belt or timing belt/chain. If the water pump is not working, the coolant will not circulate through the cooling system causing the engine to overheat and get severe damages.

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