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Water Pump Replacement Estimate for Volkswagen Transporter

Volkswagen Transporter Water Pump Replacement costs $429 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$172 to $840
Labor: $70 -$344
Parts: $102 -$496
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$298 to 1392
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1990 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$638.81 - $850.86
1991 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.11 - $851.38
1993 Volkswagen TransporterL5-2.4L DieselService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$1061.68Shop/Dealer Price$1324.14 - $2078.81
1989 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.00 - $851.20
1985 Volkswagen TransporterH4-1.9LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$351.58Shop/Dealer Price$433.24 - $609.56
1994 Volkswagen TransporterL5-2.4L DieselService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$1061.68Shop/Dealer Price$1324.12 - $2078.76
1988 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.18 - $851.51
1986 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.09 - $851.36
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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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Robert

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Robert
27 years of experience
Robert did a good job on the car, what I like the most is the after service. He called to check on how the car is going and if I need anything. After 1k miles a minor accident happened on coolant leakage. I called him and in 20 minutes he appeared, although it was a weekend, and inspected the car, identified the problem and fixed in in 15 minutes and I was back on the road in less than 1 hour free of charge. I am really impressed with how he backs up his work. I will definitely keep using Robert's services for my car in the future.
2001 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - WATER PUMP - SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA

Danny

7 years of experience
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7 years of experience
Well we did all we could do.. brought juice to area..fuel pump failed to respond.. rescheduled.. appointment with Danny..for Tuesday..to replace fuel pump..
2004 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - FUEL PUMP RELAY REPLACEMENT - WOODBURY, NEW JERSEY

Pete

12 years of experience
146 reviews
Pete
12 years of experience
My experiance with Pete was great. He explained in detail what was wrong with my VW Bettle on the phone before he came out. Then when he got to my condo he again went over the service he was doing. personality and very easy to talk to. We had a situation where I was paying with cash plus credit card not knowing that cash isnt the form of payment they prefere.He took care of it in a timely manner. I would use Pete anytime and so should you . Great guy very knowleable.
2009 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE - WINDOW MOTOR / REGULATOR ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (PASSENGER SIDE REAR) - SANTEE, CALIFORNIA

Joseph

16 years of experience
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Joseph
16 years of experience
Joseph is an excellent mechanic with a genuine disposition. After he completed everything, he gave me tips on repairs I could do myself. I have highly recommended him to my friends and family.
2003 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA - TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT - SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1990 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$638.81 - $850.86
1991 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.11 - $851.38
1993 Volkswagen TransporterL5-2.4L DieselService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$1061.68Shop/Dealer Price$1324.14 - $2078.81
1989 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.00 - $851.20
1985 Volkswagen TransporterH4-1.9LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$351.58Shop/Dealer Price$433.24 - $609.56
1994 Volkswagen TransporterL5-2.4L DieselService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$1061.68Shop/Dealer Price$1324.12 - $2078.76
1988 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.18 - $851.51
1986 Volkswagen TransporterH4-2.1LService typeWater Pump ReplacementEstimate$521.30Shop/Dealer Price$639.09 - $851.36
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