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Water Pump Replacement Estimate for Saturn LW1

Saturn LW1 Water Pump Replacement costs $262 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$261 to $287
Labor: $182 -$208
Parts: $79
Average Dealer price
$400
Average Shop price
$316
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2000 Saturn LW1L4-2.2LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$340.20Shop/Dealer Price$417.50 - $564.47
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Water Pump Replacement Service & Cost

What is the Water Pump all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

  • When the water pump is replaced, the drive belts and timing belt/chain may need to be replaced as well.
  • The entire cooling system should be inspected when the water pump is replaced.
  • Replacing the thermostat at the same time as the water pump can help prevent future problems.

How it's done:

  • Pressure test the cooling system for leaks.
  • Remove and replace the water pump if bad.
  • Fill with new coolant.
  • Install new radiator cap.
  • Install new thermostat.
  • Test drive car.

Our recommendation:

If you see coolant (green, red, or yellow fluid) underneath your car, have the cooling system inspected for leaks. Always keep up with the service intervals as specified by the manufacturer and get the coolant replaced. It is a good practice to get the coolant replaced every 50,000 miles. This will help ensure a long life for the water pump and the entire cooling system.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Water Pump?

  • Coolant (green, red or yellow fluid) is leaking.
  • Car is overheating.
  • Car does not start.

How important is this service?

A car’s engine generates so much heat that it can damage itself if it is not cooled down. To prevent this, your vehicle has a cooling system. The water pump is responsible for circulating coolant through the engine. This coolant absorbs heat from the engine, and is then cooled down by a fan. When the water pump malfunctions, the cooling system has no way of sending coolant into the engine, and the engine will overheat, which can cause severe damage.

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Joe was wonderful. He arrived right on time, I was concerned about him working in such cold weather. He was not concerned at all and said he was use to it. It is great to find a mechanic I can trust.
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Tung and I both acknowledged that the new starter was running HIGH. The internet search results below show what he should have done: first check to see if any Diagnostic Trouble Codes have been set. Common causes of high RPM excursion at start-up are typically: large vacuum leak, throttle plate stuck open, cruise control stepper motor stuck in one position; faulty throttle position sensor, and/or faulty idle air control motor or solenoid. If you request a diagnostic by a certified YourMechanic technician, he or she would first check to see if any Diagnostic Trouble Codes have been set. If no codes were set, the technician would go through the referenced possibilities until the root cause of the high idle is found. Once the idle excursion is resolved, the rough running condition would be evaluated. The causes of rough idle "slightly" overlap the problem areas cited above but there are lots of additional causes such as faulty fuel and ignition system components and, of course, mechanical problems such as uneven cylinder compression, burnt valves and so forth. If you desire to set up a diagnostic to resolve both the high idle and rough running condition, please schedule with YourMechanic.
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