Q: Do you need to remove radiator to replace water pump

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do you need to remove radiator to replace water pump

My car has 110000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You may not have to, however it will make getting to the water pump much easier. This is a job where it is a matter of convenience if you have the time and patience, however if you are in a hurry and would rather not hassle with the radiator, it can be done without removing the radiator. If you feel like you need some assistance with this, consider YourMechanic, as a certified technician will be able to come to your home and replace your water pump at your own convenience.

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