Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Camden.

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Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,984

Rating Summary
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Peter

42 years of experience
1270 reviews
Peter
42 years of experience
Peter is Friendly, knowledgeable, punctual, and professional! I would definitely trust him to work on my vehicles and recommend him to others!
Pete was on time, enjoyable to communicate with, and obviously knows his profession!

Anthony

16 years of experience
39 reviews
Anthony
16 years of experience
After getting a quote for a water pump replacement that I assumed included a solid gold water pump, I went online searching for other options and came across YourMechanic. Based on the price (over 50% less) and the Sunday (The next day) availability, I figured it was worth a shot. Anthony just finished the job and I have to say, I was absolutely blown away. Anthony showed up on time and immediately got to work. He let me observe and explained to me everything he was doing along the way. I won't lie and say that I understood it all, but it certainly beats leaving my jeep at a shop and having no idea exactly what's going on under the hood. He had the entire job finished in under two hours, which seemed even shorter in that speaking with him. He's an incredible mechanic and the ideal go-to guy whenever there's an issue that needs to be addressed. I'd give more stars if I could, just can't recommend this guy enough.

Kyle

11 years of experience
15 reviews
Kyle
11 years of experience
Great experience with Kyle. He was very nice and professional

Jeffrey

26 years of experience
849 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
Jeffrey is great. He showed up on time, confirmed my diagnosis of a leaking water pump, and began working right away. He answered all of my questions, in a professional, and courteous manner. Many people are nervous about using an auto technician they do not know. I would recommend him as my experience is that he is knowledgeable, honest, proficient and kind. John

Brett

24 years of experience
166 reviews
Brett
24 years of experience
Knowledge and Experience at its best!!

Lee

37 years of experience
96 reviews
Lee
37 years of experience
Lee was nice and did a good job. He was about 30 minutes late. The 3.5 hour appointment turned into 8 hours. Our 378.00 quote turned into 5 hundred and something bucks. However, it was knocked down to 469. The 378 went to 421 after he showed up with the water pump timing kit instead of just the water pump like we asked. So we did it. Then at the end we owed more. Very frustrating. Also took our ENTIRE day. 915 appt was over at 5. After he took off we realized there was antifreeze all over the ground of the garage. So my husband had to clean up after him because we have dogs that go out there with us. Overall very frustrating first experience.

Christopher

19 years of experience
146 reviews
Christopher
19 years of experience
Great exp

Sayyid

17 years of experience
13 reviews
Sayyid
17 years of experience
Sayyid was professional and knowledgeable on vehicles he is working on.

Mark

10 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
10 years of experience
Mark was fantastic. He showed up early for the appointment and was very thorough with his explanations about my truck. His service was so convenient to have him work on the repairs during the work week. I would definitely recommend Mark if you need some assistance, he will make sure that you understand what is going on and he will explain what needs to done without you getting overwhelmed.

Jason

16 years of experience
429 reviews
Jason
16 years of experience
Jason was awesome !! Explained everything to me and even gave me tips on maintaining my car.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Camden?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser $583 $190.66 $391.95 18% $717.41
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD $913 $257.28 $655.91 19% $1138.78
2005 Ford E-150 $225 $89.08 $135.98 17% $271.83
2013 Acura RDX $388 $123.96 $263.96 18% $478.71
2014 Audi Q5 $550 $277.86 $271.96 14% $643.36
2007 Jaguar XK $428 $147.93 $279.96 18% $524.18

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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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