Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Collegeville.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,927

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Richard

11 years of experience
600 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Richard is very professional with his work. I have chosen Richard a few times now, and every time he gets the job done in the time it says it will take, and he cleans his area when finished.

Kenneth

14 years of experience
112 reviews
Kenneth
14 years of experience
Ken diagnosed a squealing noise in my van, and said I needed to replace the water pump and drive belt. He did the work efficiently and throughly. By the end of the repair, the squealing noise had disappeared and my van was running smoothly again. Ken values my time and explains what he's doing under the hood, so I'm very satisfied.

Duane

23 years of experience
376 reviews
Duane
23 years of experience
Great guy and good mechanic! Very quick work.

Carlos

20 years of experience
6 reviews
Carlos
20 years of experience
He did a good job on replacing the parts and even replace some lights that had burned out. On the flush of the system he said he didn't have enough fluid to top off the system. The radiator fluid was still very dark and not the greenish color it should have been.

Kevin

22 years of experience
253 reviews
Kevin
22 years of experience
Second tome I had him and he’s good at what he does! Great job

Chris

20 years of experience
1628 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
good man

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Professional and on point!

Wayne

32 years of experience
6 reviews
Wayne
32 years of experience
Very friendly and did a great job

Jose

15 years of experience
153 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose did a great job. I will definitely ask for Jose's services in the future!

Kahlin

15 years of experience
41 reviews
Kahlin
15 years of experience
Kahlin is a true gentleman and excellent mechanic. Five Stars in All Categories! Will refer him to all my friends! Jim Morgan


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Collegeville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 GMC Envoy $357 $108.75 $247.96 19% $442.00
2013 Subaru Forester $775 $503.16 $271.96 10% $868.66
2005 Chrysler Town & Country $243 $98.99 $143.98 16% $292.49
2010 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 $582 $365.95 $215.97 11% $656.20
2007 Audi A8 Quattro $653 $188.90 $463.94 19% $812.40
2011 Porsche 911 $932 $468.26 $463.94 14% $1091.76

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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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