Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Elmont.

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4.9/5

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2,149

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Ricardo

13 years of experience
339 reviews
Ricardo
13 years of experience
Gave me a ton of information, extremely helpful especially considering I have an upcoming road trip. Very glad he worked on my car.

Chuy

13 years of experience
202 reviews
Chuy
13 years of experience
After getting a quote from one of the big chains, I contacted Chuy. I couldn't have been more happy about that choice. He saved me hundreds of dollars and unnecessary work. Any future repairs and I'm calling Chuy.

Maxwell

17 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
17 years of experience
Always on time, polite, professional, and quality. Service.

Mark

10 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
10 years of experience
This is the 2nd time I have had Mark. He is great.

Theodore

15 years of experience
1219 reviews
Theodore
15 years of experience
He knew what needed to be done and earned my trust as a mechanic.

Alfred

12 years of experience
393 reviews
Alfred
12 years of experience
Alfred was a great mechanic. He showed up on time and anticipated a part that I would need that was not listed. I would recommend him or this service to anyone looking for car service. I'm very very pleased and I have already sent my friends to the site to check out. Thanks -houston

Richard

20 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
20 years of experience
To me, one of the most important things to expect from a Mechanic that comes to you , is Reliability....and this is one of Richards Top qualities !!!! He is Very Reliable , even when it rains lightly... and I really appreciate that !!! The service that was done on my Jeep was Excellent and quick. He arrived on time and was done fast. Thanks again for having Richard as one of Your Mechanics !!!

Rocco

21 years of experience
302 reviews
Rocco
21 years of experience
Rocco is an amazing mechanic. He arrived 10 min. early. While he was removing the water pump, he noticed the serpentine and the AC belts were both cracked and needed to be replaced. So I got him the belts and he replaced them for free. He also replaced a blown fuse that I wasn't aware of. After 2 hours, the job was done. Then I went on a test drive with him to make sure everything was working fine including the water pump with no leaks. I was extremely pleased with his overall service and exceeded my expectations. Rocco is a super competent professional friendly mechanic. He is very honest, trustworthy and knowledgeable. He goes above and beyond his work. He examines everything and points out at anything that requires immediate attention. He is the best mechanic I have ever had work done on all the cars I have owned. I would very strongly recommend Rocco to anyone. On a 5 star rating scale, he rates 10 stars. I can't wait for my next service with him. I am an extremely satisfied customer.

Erick

9 years of experience
182 reviews
Erick
9 years of experience
Excellent service, very reasonable pricing

Brian

17 years of experience
74 reviews
Brian
17 years of experience
Arrived early and went right to work!!!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Elmont?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Dodge Nitro $689 $441.13 $247.96 11% $774.38
2009 Pontiac Torrent $240 $128.46 $111.98 13% $278.96
2013 Ford Fusion $226 $113.53 $111.98 14% $264.03
2016 Audi A7 Quattro $500 $260.08 $239.97 14% $582.58
2005 Cadillac Escalade $366 $221.94 $143.98 11% $415.44
2016 Chevrolet Corvette $406 $269.56 $135.98 10% $452.31

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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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