Q: Q: will a water pump fail without the temperature light showing?

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will a water pump fail without the temperature light showing or a rise in engine temperature? A mechanic has told me that I need a new water pump but I have had none of the symptoms, no temperature rise, no coolant level light, no leaks on the ground or under the hood.

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