Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Bloomfield.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Bryan

24 years of experience
54 reviews
Bryan
24 years of experience

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
He was on time and did the job quickly and professionally. In the future if I need services from YOUR MECHANIC, please send Shaun Fenner. I want him to be my mechanic.

Andrew

9 years of experience
537 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Awesome guy

Brian

16 years of experience
74 reviews
Brian
16 years of experience
Brian was best service on car I have ever had...and being 59, I have had a lot!

Rocco

20 years of experience
303 reviews
Rocco
20 years of experience
Rocco was more than punctual and was able to replace my water pump extremely fast! Rocco was also extremely personable, walking me through what he had done and giving me advice on other car care processes. I would recommend his services to anyone who has car trouble and is looking for quick, professional service.

Joseph

31 years of experience
532 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Joseph rocks! He came prepared, was fast and efficient and did not leave until he was certain the repair was correct and there were no other issues. I will certainly call him back for any auto repairs I may need in the future. This is a great service and a far better experience than dealing with some of the automotive repairs shops I have dealt with. Good Job Joseph!

David

25 years of experience
182 reviews
David
25 years of experience
I still did not have a chance to drive my truck but just by him starting the truck it sounds a whole lot better. I feel the trust in the work he did just buy our conversations through out the day. I really liked our talk out his personal vehicle and what he has don't to it. I would recommend your company especially Dave.

Scott

27 years of experience
3 reviews
Scott
27 years of experience
Was honest and helpful

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Robert did a good job on the car, what I like the most is the after service. He called to check on how the car is going and if I need anything. After 1k miles a minor accident happened on coolant leakage. I called him and in 20 minutes he appeared, although it was a weekend, and inspected the car, identified the problem and fixed in in 15 minutes and I was back on the road in less than 1 hour free of charge. I am really impressed with how he backs up his work. I will definitely keep using Robert's services for my car in the future.

Breck

18 years of experience
521 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Breck arrived on time and performed repairs neatly and timely he was exceptional


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Bloomfield?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bloomfield. Our mechanics in Bloomfield 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 Bloomfield.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Chevrolet Aveo $558 $269.86 $287.96 15% $656.86
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty $290 $185.70 $103.98 10% $325.45
2011 Toyota 4Runner $771 $498.96 $271.96 10% $864.46
2010 Lexus IS350 $492 $204.46 $287.96 16% $591.46
2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 $534 $365.95 $167.97 9% $591.70
2006 Dodge Viper $326 $230.45 $95.98 9% $359.45

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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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