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Q: Water pump is squealing

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I think my water pump is going out, as it seems to be squealing.

The water pump may be the cause, but it may also be the tensioner and pulley. The belt would need to be removed, and water pump pulley, as well as all other pulleys, checked for binding or problems. I recommend that you have a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come by and check your car for you to verify the cause of the squealing, and recommend the best path to repair.

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