Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Central Falls.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,927

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Tien

21 years of experience
901 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Good communication, fast and reliable work. Highly recommend.

Chris

14 years of experience
418 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Omg Chris was great. And fast!!! My first time using this service and im was old! Definately making this my new repair go to.

Tony

12 years of experience
121 reviews
Tony
12 years of experience
He did a very good job he knows what he's doing. ...I would definitely recommend him to my friends and family. ..

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
Great

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Rodney is like your cars best friend and knows how to take care of it in a friendly, professional, competent, expert and a timely manner.

Robert

18 years of experience
627 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Robert is Great, we have a tough issue with the Rear Window Switch. After I took test drive, the switch does work , but only from the Front Switch, its not working with the key...Everything else went fine...

Terry

24 years of experience
326 reviews
Terry
24 years of experience
Efficient and friendly

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
Joshua showed up right on time. He not only fixed the issue but told me that something else was wrong and was right. He fixed everything in a couple hours and my truck is good as new. Highly skilled and very well knowledgeable would recommend him all the time and will request him again.

Chris

16 years of experience
339 reviews
Chris
16 years of experience
Very polite and experienced. Chris arrived on time and completed the job in a timely manner.

Brett

23 years of experience
164 reviews
Brett
23 years of experience
Knowledge and Experience at its best!!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Central Falls?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Honda Accord $712 $311.82 $399.95 16% $849.32
2012 Kia Sorento $402 $121.96 $279.96 19% $498.21
2014 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 $456 $287.81 $167.97 11% $513.56
2009 BMW 528i xDrive $744 $528.45 $215.97 9% $818.70
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 $514 $305.95 $207.97 12% $585.45
2012 Porsche Cayman $657 $384.58 $271.96 12% $750.08

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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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