Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Fall River.

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,984

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Fred

16 years of experience
351 reviews
Fred
16 years of experience
What a professional! I was very impressed with Fred's skills, communication, and demeanor. A great experience.
Fred was Awesome he did what would have took a conventional Auto mechanic 4 hrs and cut it in half and for what I had done he saved me well over $200 .I have alot of work that needs to be done so I'll see you soon, Thanks Fred

Jeffrey

26 years of experience
849 reviews
Jeffrey
26 years of experience
Awesome. Friendly.
Jeff is great! I enjoy doing business with him always. Our cars like that the doctor makes house calls. ;)

Ray

31 years of experience
91 reviews
Ray
31 years of experience
It was great experience with Ray and YourMechanic.com, Ray came early and completed the work professionally and left the place clean. I got Water Pump replacement done for my Toyota Camry 2007, it was very smooth experience and I highly recommend Ray and YourMechanic.

Patrick

32 years of experience
1065 reviews
Patrick
32 years of experience

Grzegorz

40 years of experience
473 reviews
Grzegorz
40 years of experience
Communicated his expected arrival, was on time and did the job quickly and discovered another problem that he addressed without charge. Love the home service aspect of Your Mechanic. If you know what you need done, the convenience of having the work done in a given time frame without giving sup your car for a full day makes so much sense.

Mac

9 years of experience
20 reviews
Mac
9 years of experience
He was a great mechanic. Very knowledgeable and explained well.

Gary

34 years of experience
91 reviews
Gary
34 years of experience
Gary showed up to my job 20 min early than the appointment time, which was great. He told me I needed a waterpump , 2 hours later my truck was back to normal. He was so fast , he had a couple of supervisors in my building asking me to make sure i get a couple of business cards before he leaves. I definitely will be calling back.

Chris

21 years of experience
1676 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
Chris was really great with taking the time necessary to ensure my water pump was installed correctly and took time to clean up after himself. I look forward to hiring him again for future services.

Patrick

31 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Great mechanic really knowledgeable and honest !! Fixed my water pump.loved the service will use him again!! Not to soon I hope! but I definitely will.

Phillip

18 years of experience
221 reviews
Phillip
18 years of experience
Phillip was prompt, professional, courteous and efficient. I would highly recommend him!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Fall River?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Hyundai Elantra $259 $115.48 $143.98 16% $308.98
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty $435 $275.36 $159.98 11% $490.36
2009 Toyota Camry $264 $119.99 $143.98 15% $313.49
2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 $472 $279.55 $191.97 12% $537.55
2011 Mini Cooper Countryman $429 $221.27 $207.97 14% $500.77
2008 Porsche Cayman $433 $160.76 $271.96 17% $526.26

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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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