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Q: Water pump making clunking sound

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I changed the water pump and now I can hear a clunking sound.

A: Hello! Hearing a clunk noise after the wate...

Hello! Hearing a clunk noise after the water pump replacement may or may not be related to the water pump repair. The clunking sound could be a number of things, from the suspension to engine mounts. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose what is causing the sound.

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