Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Gibbsboro.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,952

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James

28 years of experience
587 reviews
James
28 years of experience
The best mechanic around,he knows exactly what he's doing and he gets the job done right the first,hands down me and my wife will be calling for him again to work on our trucks
James was great, fast, and efficient.

Diego

19 years of experience
446 reviews
Diego
19 years of experience
Showed up on time (earlier than expected). Did the job in timely manner. Cleaned up after himself. Was courtesy, knowledgeable, and friendly.

Peter

41 years of experience
1259 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Outstanding service! Very knowledgeable!

David

14 years of experience
599 reviews
David
14 years of experience
very nice and knows his stuff.

Edmar

20 years of experience
157 reviews
Edmar
20 years of experience
The best.

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
328 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Another awesome job Jerimiah did for me in the past. Thanks again. Highly recommend this guy to anyone in need of a car repair.

Matthew

9 years of experience
136 reviews
Matthew
9 years of experience
This week, I was provided with excellent service by Matthew Sims and I truly appreciate it. Thank you!

Joseph

18 years of experience
436 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Joseph did a great job. He was fast and knew what he was doing. I will definitely use his services in the future.

Chris

24 years of experience
126 reviews
Chris
24 years of experience
Chris was great, he showed up with all the proper tools and did the job in a timely manner. He answered every question I had for him. My car runs great now. Thanks Chris.

Nick

64 years of experience
96 reviews
Nick
64 years of experience


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Gibbsboro?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Subaru Impreza $653 $389.40 $263.96 12% $744.15
2010 Mercury Milan $208 $95.84 $111.98 15% $246.34
2011 Ford Fusion $270 $158.20 $111.98 12% $308.70
2015 Mercedes-Benz G550 $802 $529.65 $271.96 10% $895.15
2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT $456 $287.81 $167.97 11% $513.56
2009 Ford Mustang $223 $134.87 $87.98 11% $253.12

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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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