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Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Steven

12 years of experience
425 reviews
Steven
12 years of experience
Excellent
My wife and I have been looking for a good and honest mechanic, I believe we have found one in Steve!

Juan

8 years of experience
169 reviews
Juan
8 years of experience
Juan was absolutely amazing and he went above and beyond being so professional in his expertise. He was very friendly, informative, knowledgeable, courteous and gave 100% and more in his customer service and expertise in his work. Juan always kept us informed about any concerns he had about our truck and gave us a detail report on our vehicle. Any employer should be so lucky to have an amazing employee like him. Juan was also very knowledgeable and proud of the company he works for. We will definitely recommend your mechanic to all of our family and friends Because of the service we received from Juan. It's so nice to know that theirs still good people and company's out there that are affordable, friendly but also has the accommodations to come to you, which is very helpful for the elderly and for those with disabilities. We will highly recommend your company YOURMECHANIC to everyone we know.Thank you JUAN for such excellent service and thank you YOURMECHANIC for such a great company. Sincerely, The Olim family & Miriam Yvonne Mercado

Jeff

11 years of experience
46 reviews
Jeff
11 years of experience
Great Service a++ work I definitely am satisfied with everything. 5 stars

Joe

41 years of experience
702 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
great job on time got job done with no problems

Joe

21 years of experience
85 reviews
Joe
21 years of experience
Great Experience!

Peter

41 years of experience
1227 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Peter is very accomodating, and courteous. I had to work, and had someone available to be there when he came. Peter was able to get the job done in surprising time, and cleaned after himself. The old parts were left to ensure the quality of his work, and that the repairs done were necessary. I didn't have to ask for them, even though I truly believe in the quality of his work. Peter was even able to work with the service to get better pricing on a particular part, which improved the pricing of the overall bill.. The car was test driven for accuracy, and Peter's seal of approval before completion. I am thoroughly satisfied with the work that Peter did, and the service overall. I have been telling others about the work, and can say, "I got a guy" when it comes to keeping my vehicle in good working order...

Bret

40 years of experience
54 reviews
Bret
40 years of experience
I am very picky about my truck and Bret is the type of mechanic I would have work on my vehicles. I have worked on my vehicles most of my life and now prefer to have someone else do it. At this point Bret is the only mechanic I have tried that I have confidence in.

Allen

34 years of experience
433 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Simply put, Allen IS my mechanic from now on!

Fred

15 years of experience
329 reviews
Fred
15 years of 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

Melvin

12 years of experience
157 reviews
Melvin
12 years of experience
Melvin is a very good mechanic did a great job will recommend to my friends


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Fanwood?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $340 $195.72 $143.98 12% $389.22
2012 GMC Savana 2500 $464 $287.81 $175.97 11% $524.31
2010 Toyota Highlander $620 $219.96 $399.95 18% $757.46
2005 Audi Allroad Quattro $617 $273.16 $343.95 16% $735.41
2011 Cadillac Escalade $456 $287.81 $167.97 11% $513.56
2005 Jaguar S-Type $482 $201.96 $279.96 16% $578.21

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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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