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Q: Water pump belt

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My RAV4 has a broken water pump belt. How much is the water pump belt and how much labor to replace it, do i need to replace anything else at the same time?

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. It is suggested to flush the coo...

Hi there. It is suggested to flush the cooling system and replace the thermostat to have a fully operational cooling system when you have the water pump replaced.

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