Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Fort Myers.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Mario

18 years of experience
100 reviews
Mario
18 years of experience
Great mechanical knowledge and makes sure the job is done correctly.. will request Mario every time.

Dominic

26 years of experience
121 reviews
Dominic
26 years of experience
Great guy, knew what he was doing, would definitely recommend to others!

Khoa

18 years of experience
352 reviews
Khoa
18 years of experience
No leaks. Truck has being running great for over a month now.

Peter

41 years of experience
1221 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Peter was great!!

Brian

8 years of experience
22 reviews
Brian
8 years of experience
Brian knows his stuff...very knowledgeable and helpful

Jose

15 years of experience
153 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience

Thomas

9 years of experience
38 reviews
Thomas
9 years of experience
Awesome mechanic! Arrived on time and very knowledgeable. Service took less time than estimated.

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Minimal communication, maximum result! Thanks

Matthew

24 years of experience
27 reviews
Matthew
24 years of experience
As I first met Matthew on introduction I got the sense that he was going to be as fussy as I when it comes down to cars ,and my thoughts were rite. He is an asset that you should not loose. Matthew was very respectful, extremely thorough and meticulous while working on my car.

Emmette

34 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
34 years of experience
I am so thankful to have found such a knowledgeable mechanic. He was very professional and completed the job in a timely manner. His service was impeccable and appreciated. I will definitely be using him again in the future, as he has made me aware of other services I will need to have done. Thank you so much!!!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Fort Myers?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Toyota 4Runner $643 $234.65 $407.94 17% $782.90
2007 Buick Rendezvous $188 $75.66 $111.98 17% $226.16
2013 Mazda 3 $294 $93.84 $199.97 18% $362.59
2011 Audi A6 Quattro $309 $132.97 $175.97 16% $369.47
2009 Cadillac Escalade $456 $287.81 $167.97 11% $513.56
2014 Ford Mustang $321 $192.87 $127.98 12% $364.87

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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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