Mini Cooper Paceman Water Pump Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

customer ratings

(4)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

customer ratings

(4)

Water Pump Replacement Estimate for Mini Cooper Paceman

Mini Cooper Paceman Water Pump Replacement costs $471 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2016 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$578.59Shop/Dealer Price$712.69 - $958.74
2015 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$514.59Shop/Dealer Price$648.79 - $894.92
2016 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$514.59Shop/Dealer Price$648.78 - $894.90
2015 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$514.59Shop/Dealer Price$648.66 - $894.68
2013 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$716.37Shop/Dealer Price$900.40 - $1315.39
2014 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$748.37Shop/Dealer Price$941.01 - $1362.46
2014 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$764.37Shop/Dealer Price$956.24 - $1377.13
2013 Mini Cooper PacemanL4-1.6L TurboService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$730.37Shop/Dealer Price$915.48 - $1331.28
Show example Mini Cooper Paceman Water Pump Replacement prices

Water Pump Replacement Service

What is a water pump and how does it work?

The water pump is a belt or chain-driven engine accessory bolted to the engine above the crankshaft pulley. The pump housing has an impeller that circulates engine coolant through the cooling system passageways in the engine block and cylinder head, on to the radiator, where the coolant temperature is reduced. . The lower temperature coolant then flows back to the water inlet on the engine and the water pump continues the cycle.

When to consider replacing the water pump:

  • Coolant leaks or overheating. The water pump impeller shaft is supported by a bearing. Eventually, the bearing or seal can wear and leak or damage the impeller. Many water pumps have weep holes near the pump bearing. If you see significant leakage from that weep hole, it is time to replace the pump.
  • Bearing roughness or noise. If the water pump shaft does not turn smoothly or the pump is noisy, the bearing is excessively worn. Pump replacement will be necessary.
  • Timing belt replacement. In engines where the water pump is driven by the timing belt, it is a good idea to replace the water pump at the same time the timing belt is replaced. The extensive work explains why it is always recommended to replace the water pump whenever the mechanic already has these components removed for regularly scheduled timing belt replacement.

How do mechanics replace the water pump?

  • The water pump is usually bolted to the front of the engine. The replacement procedure will vary depending on whether the pump is driven by the timing belt, the serpentine belt, or chain.
  • On a cold engine, the engine coolant is drained to a level below the water pump.
  • Components that require removing to access the water pump are removed, including the belt or chain that directly drive the pump.
  • The bolts holding the pump to the engine are removed and the pump is pulled out.
  • The gasket surface must be cleaned and the pump mounting surface inspected. A new gasket, rubber seal, or RTV sealant, as required, is installed and then the new pump. The bolts are torqued in sequence using a calibrated inch pound torque wrench.
  • For applications where the water pump is driven by the timing belt, the timing belt must be removed. Typically, this requires removal of the crankshaft pulley, timing belt covers, and timing belt tensioner. Once the new pump is installed, new coolant is added back while bleeding the cooling system of any air. The engine is then run and brought to normal operating temperature to check for leaks and ensure normal operating temperature.

Is it safe to drive with a water pump problem?

No. Should the water pump only leak a little bit, you can drive the car. However, a small leak could suddenly enlarge or the pump bearing might unexpectedly seize. Either circumstance would likely cause engine overheating. If a defective water pump causes the overheating, it is not safe to drive because of the damage to the engine.

When replacing the water pump keep in mind:

  • It is best to install a new cooling system thermostat when you install a new water pump, especially if the thermostat is old or original.
  • Completely flushing the cooling system is a good idea when you replace the water pump. Flushing can be done before or after pump replacement.
  • The rest of the cooling system should be inspected too — particularly rubber hoses, which have a limited lifetime.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Mini mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mini owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(4)

Rating Summary
4
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0

Jeremy

20 years of experience
545 reviews
Jeremy
20 years of experience
Mini Cooper Paceman L4-1.6L - Check Engine Light is on - West Palm Beach, Florida
Great attitude and work.

Rodric

14 years of experience
414 reviews
Rodric
14 years of experience
Mini Cooper Paceman L4-1.6L Turbo - Loud noises when car is put in gear Inspection - Lilburn, Georgia
Rodric was courteous and professional!

Luke

17 years of experience
80 reviews
Luke
17 years of experience
Mini Cooper Paceman L4-1.6L Turbo - Oil Change - Austin, Texas
It was great

Tyrone

11 years of experience
423 reviews
Tyrone
11 years of experience
Mini Cooper Paceman L4-1.6L Turbo - Oil Change - Bryans Road, Maryland
Tyrone was very polite and helpful with the service. Definitely will use his services again. Thanks

Excellent Rating

(4)

Rating Summary
4
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
Number of Mini Cooper Paceman services completed
44+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Mini MECHANICS
400+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

How to Buy a Good Quality Crankshaft Position Sensor
Just Just like the name indicates, the crankshaft position sensor monitors the rotation speed and position of the crankshaft. The crankshaft is what turns the engine’s piston power into a force that can actually move the vehicle. Its position must...
Disabled Driver Laws and Permits in New Hampshire
In In the state of New Hampshire, the DMV issues special permits to people who have permanent or temporary disabilities. If you live in New Hampshire, you could be entitled to a license plate or placard that lets you use...
P3478 OBD-11 Trouble Code: Cylinder 10 Exhaust Valve Control Performance
What What the P3478 code means When starting your vehicle, and when the vehicle is operating under a heavy weight, the engine will work in V8 mode. But when driving conditions are light, the engine will disable 4 of the...

Car starts and stall with a Check Engine, EPC, and Power Control light coming on.

This issue may be related to a malfunctioning crankshaft or camshaft position sensor. These sensors monitor the position of both shafts and send feedback to the PCM (engine computer) which then sends signals to multiple other things such as fuel...

Interior lights sunroof windows

Hello there, it is not uncommon for a vehicle to have a few electrical issues as they start to get older. Although the amount of issues seen here is a bit abnormal for your 2006 Jaguar Vanden Plas. The most...

I replaced all pads and rotors. There is pulsating /grinding noise when I brake. Is it a reluctor ring or sensor?

Pull the fuse for the ABS system to disable it and then test drive the car (don't forget to re-install the fuse later). If the pulsating/grinding noise remains that means the ABS system has nothing to do with your...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com