Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Estero.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,902

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Raul

32 years of experience
285 reviews
Raul
32 years of experience
Raul is awesome and professional. He is one very good mechanic and I highly recommend him.

Andrew

21 years of experience
169 reviews
Andrew
21 years of experience
Very satisfied with the work preformed on my truck, will recommend him and your company

Dave

14 years of experience
56 reviews
Dave
14 years of experience
Day was very knowledgeable and very efficient did a great job on my vehicle

Chris

13 years of experience
106 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Chris was on time and did a great job and was very fast. Thanks Chris for getting back on the road and back to work.

Damian

9 years of experience
364 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
He did a fantastic job, he called to let me know when he was going to be here, top notch service and quick,paid attention to details, would highly recommend him

Jeffrey

12 years of experience
39 reviews
Jeffrey
12 years of experience
Jeffrey did a great job on the requested repair and even correctly diagnosed another issue and took care of that unscheduled repair the same day. He went above and beyond what was expected, and for that, I thank him and highly recommend him to be your mechanic.

Ben

39 years of experience
1113 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben was awesome...efficient and honest

Chris

16 years of experience
335 reviews
Chris
16 years of experience
I booked an appointment with Chris Gauthier to have the water pump on my Chevy Avalanche replaced. Chris did an excellent job. He showed up on time. He took his time to do the job correctly and finished within the quoted amount of time. He also inspected my vehicle to recommend other maintenance items that needed to be taken care of. It was my first time using the Your Mechanic service and I was very satisfied. Chris did a great job and I would highly recommend his services.

Diego

19 years of experience
419 reviews
Diego
19 years of experience
Diego did a great job!!

John

38 years of experience
51 reviews
John
38 years of experience
Awesome job great service


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Estero?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 GMC Savana 1500 $464 $287.81 $175.97 11% $524.31
2004 Mercury Mountaineer $295 $150.57 $143.98 14% $344.07
2008 Chevrolet Impala $390 $246.08 $143.98 11% $439.58
2009 Audi Q7 $548 $276.46 $271.96 14% $641.96
2015 Audi Q5 $766 $454.39 $311.96 12% $873.64
2013 Porsche Cayenne $730 $426.07 $303.96 12% $834.57

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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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