Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Geneva.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,927

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John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Highly satisfactory
Appointment time had to be rescheduled due to an earlier appointment running long. Plenty of notification so no real problem. When John showed up, completed the repair in less than two hours. I'm sure I would have been without a car for a day or longer had I taken to a shop. Great Job as usual.

Duane

23 years of experience
376 reviews
Duane
23 years of experience
I all my 64 years I have never met or experienced a mechanic of such high standards. Duane ranks highest with me not only as a mechanic but as a solid professional. As a senior quality manager and now COO of a company it was a pleasure to meet, talk and have Duane service my SL500. The car is a 95 and thanks to Duane it's running beautiful. Thank you Duane!

Trevor

16 years of experience
8 reviews
Trevor
16 years of experience
on time and knowledgeable. I trust his work.

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
Besides Joshua's great service, I also received great service on the phone while making the appointment, and dealing with some issues regarding getting parts. Thanks!

Chris

20 years of experience
1628 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris was very professional, arrived early, and did an excellent job on my repairs. I would recommend Chris without hesitation.

Nicholas

19 years of experience
348 reviews
Nicholas
19 years of experience
Nicholas is always professional, respectful and kind. He explains everything in plain English before doing the work. I appreciate him more than he could know. He has worked on my car 3 times dealing with several different issues. I trust him with my car completely. Nicholas has been a lifesaver concerning my car. He worked on my car in 20° te.perature and 5 inches of snow.

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience

Kelly

32 years of experience
173 reviews
Kelly
32 years of experience
Very satisfactory. Knowlegeable and thorough.

David

34 years of experience
195 reviews
David
34 years of experience
David was very knowledgeable about anything I had a question about, he also gave me tips and tricks to keep my car running. 5 stars , will refer friends for sure!

Jerry

28 years of experience
48 reviews
Jerry
28 years of experience
On time, courteous, and professional. He did a fine job!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Geneva?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Ferrari Superamerica $1528 $1383.92 $143.98 3% $1577.42
2014 Dodge Challenger $338 $209.58 $127.98 11% $381.58
2011 Ford Ranger $224 $95.84 $127.98 16% $267.84
2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 $630 $438.45 $191.97 9% $696.45
2013 Lexus GX460 $786 $393.96 $391.95 14% $920.71
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG $560 $456.28 $103.98 6% $596.03

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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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