Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Barto.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,932

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Chris

20 years of experience
1634 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Good job
Knowledgeable, friendly, fast service

Jonathan

33 years of experience
365 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Jonathan was very professional and knowledgeable. He showed up on time and completed the requested repairs in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend his services.

James

28 years of experience
574 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Amazing person. While on the job the timing cover of the engine cracked, not his fault. He did not show any frustration. Went ahead immediately calling around for the part. Found and picked the part at a junk yard which took him an additional 3 hours due to the drive and having to take apart the other vehicle. Also, picked up bolts (only needed one) Came back with the same awesome attitude and completed the job.

Ian

13 years of experience
133 reviews
Ian
13 years of experience
Ian did a great job on my 2007 BMW X5.

Anthony

18 years of experience
17 reviews
Anthony
18 years of experience
He was late on the original day of the repair and I had to wait almost an entire week to get things taken care of from then on.

Kenny

26 years of experience
91 reviews
Kenny
26 years of experience

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Ok. On time. Finished the job in 2 1/2 hours. Was over billed for labor. I was told by another machanic it should take no longer tha 3 hours.

Cary

25 years of experience
92 reviews
Cary
25 years of experience
Great job!

James

29 years of experience
485 reviews
James
29 years of experience
James showed up on time, service was fast and he did a great job.

Enrique

19 years of experience
244 reviews
Enrique
19 years of experience
Enrique is very personable and extremely professional. He explained everything that he was going to do and did it in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend him and if in the future I need a mechanic I will request him!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Barto?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Barto. Our mechanics in Barto are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Barto.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Volkswagen Golf $428 $171.56 $255.96 17% $515.56
2013 Ford F-150 $313 $192.87 $119.98 11% $354.12
2011 Dodge Nitro $235 $123.06 $111.98 14% $273.56
2005 BMW 325i $482 $161.95 $319.96 18% $591.95
2014 Land Rover Range Rover $419 $195.30 $223.97 15% $496.30
2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG $829 $525.51 $303.96 11% $934.01

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Water Pump Replacement Service

What is a water pump and how does it work?

The water pump is a belt or chain-driven engine accessory bolted to the engine above the crankshaft pulley. The pump housing has an impeller that circulates engine coolant through the cooling system passageways in the engine block and cylinder head, on to the radiator, where the coolant temperature is reduced. . The lower temperature coolant then flows back to the water inlet on the engine and the water pump continues the cycle.

When to consider replacing the water pump:

  • Coolant leaks or overheating. The water pump impeller shaft is supported by a bearing. Eventually, the bearing or seal can wear and leak or damage the impeller. Many water pumps have weep holes near the pump bearing. If you see significant leakage from that weep hole, it is time to replace the pump.
  • Bearing roughness or noise. If the water pump shaft does not turn smoothly or the pump is noisy, the bearing is excessively worn. Pump replacement will be necessary.
  • Timing belt replacement. In engines where the water pump is driven by the timing belt, it is a good idea to replace the water pump at the same time the timing belt is replaced. The extensive work explains why it is always recommended to replace the water pump whenever the mechanic already has these components removed for regularly scheduled timing belt replacement.

How do mechanics replace the water pump?

  • The water pump is usually bolted to the front of the engine. The replacement procedure will vary depending on whether the pump is driven by the timing belt, the serpentine belt, or chain.
  • On a cold engine, the engine coolant is drained to a level below the water pump.
  • Components that require removing to access the water pump are removed, including the belt or chain that directly drive the pump.
  • The bolts holding the pump to the engine are removed and the pump is pulled out.
  • The gasket surface must be cleaned and the pump mounting surface inspected. A new gasket, rubber seal, or RTV sealant, as required, is installed and then the new pump. The bolts are torqued in sequence using a calibrated inch pound torque wrench.
  • For applications where the water pump is driven by the timing belt, the timing belt must be removed. Typically, this requires removal of the crankshaft pulley, timing belt covers, and timing belt tensioner. Once the new pump is installed, new coolant is added back while bleeding the cooling system of any air. The engine is then run and brought to normal operating temperature to check for leaks and ensure normal operating temperature.

Is it safe to drive with a water pump problem?

No. Should the water pump only leak a little bit, you can drive the car. However, a small leak could suddenly enlarge or the pump bearing might unexpectedly seize. Either circumstance would likely cause engine overheating. If a defective water pump causes the overheating, it is not safe to drive because of the damage to the engine.

When replacing the water pump keep in mind:

  • It is best to install a new cooling system thermostat when you install a new water pump, especially if the thermostat is old or original.
  • Completely flushing the cooling system is a good idea when you replace the water pump. Flushing can be done before or after pump replacement.
  • The rest of the cooling system should be inspected too — particularly rubber hoses, which have a limited lifetime.

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