Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Highland.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,908

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Chris

20 years of experience
1615 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
He was fast and poliet and a great worker
On time professional service.

Hasibullah

20 years of experience
22 reviews
Hasibullah
20 years of experience
The mechanic was great, and friendy! I would recommend any day! My concern is did he get paid enough, he worked hard, fast and took longer than 2 hours! I hope he gets compensated appropriately, your analysis at the office need to include gas to the sight and have a tool allowance or some other incentive, great deal and great company, note: not once did Sami complain, very calm and patient! I feel I made a friend, thanks your mechanic This job was mis judged thinking it would take only 2 hours, I knew before it would take at least 4 Thanks again your mech

Fernando

25 years of experience
10 reviews
Fernando
25 years of experience
A very excellent mechanic. I would use him again.

Troy

38 years of experience
103 reviews
Troy
38 years of experience
Great Guy! Great service! Dude is a machine!

Damian

9 years of experience
369 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Awesome guy.

Ruben

33 years of experience
74 reviews
Ruben
33 years of experience
Just a great guy who enjoys working on cars. This guys only mission is to see you riding smooth and safe. The knowledge he gave me about my vechile was just outstanding. Mechanic like Ruben have me excited to book again!!! I really appreciate Ruben he treated me and my car like family. O yeah I need this job done before work let's just say I made it to work real smooth!

Jacob

10 years of experience
272 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Hands down great! If he is the one that is able to come work on your vehicle you can guarrenty that it will be fixed correctly and in a professional manor. I would recommend him to all my friends and family!!

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Very professional.. answers all your questions , explains what he will do and what.. great service

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience

Joel

19 years of experience
742 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Joel was prompt, courteous and very knowledgeable. He got the job done right! I will ask for him again.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Highland?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 $267 $123.06 $143.98 15% $316.56
2010 Honda Fit $332 $155.56 $175.97 15% $392.06
2011 Suzuki Kizashi $474 $258.46 $215.97 13% $548.71
2008 Lincoln Mark LT $303 $191.39 $111.98 11% $341.89
2004 Cadillac CTS $364 $124.36 $239.97 18% $446.86
2008 Audi S5 $1182 $773.71 $407.94 10% $1321.96

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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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