Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Irving.

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5/5

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Carlos

14 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
14 years of experience
Awesome, knowledgeable.
Very helpful and knowledgeable about my vehicle

Joseph

25 years of experience
499 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Joseph is great. He is on time and even earlier than expected. My car has a stubborn bolt that wouldn't open for him to change the belts. He didn't give up and his persistent efforts fixed the problem after getting a more powerful tool. I am greatly appreciate that he tried to do the right way by coming back with the right tool.
Don't get him lost..He can get a little frustrated....Overall he was generous and got my car up and running.. I'd use him again..

Benjamin

9 years of experience
92 reviews
Benjamin
9 years of experience
Benjamin was great. Thank you.

Edmar

20 years of experience
157 reviews
Edmar
20 years of experience
Edmar was such a professional. He found a leak in my radiator that firestone did not and was able to replace radiator and the scheduled water pump in the same visit. And all for the same price Firestone quoted for just the water pump! He communicated my status the whole time via text, sent photos of the issues. He showed up early and still finished early. Beyond impressed!! Will use Edmar again!

Andrew

21 years of experience
169 reviews
Andrew
21 years of experience

Mike

20 years of experience
90 reviews
Mike
20 years of experience

James

33 years of experience
6 reviews
James
33 years of experience
James was very professional and polite. He arrived half an hour early and actually took his time to go over everything before and after the vehicle was serviced. James was a complete gem. He went to great lengths to make sure all was done to the best of his ability... He even went and rented tools down at the street at the local Auto Zone to make sure all was done at timely manner... Honestly more mechanics need to be like James... He's the poster child for the "Your Mechanic" corporation... A+++....

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Jonathan was outstanding. He was right on time, very professional and friendly. He did a great job on the repair. I will definitely request him for future servicing. Thanks!!!

Alex

14 years of experience
435 reviews
Alex
14 years of experience
Awesome job!

Frank

28 years of experience
60 reviews
Frank
28 years of experience
Frank did an absolutely fantastic job, extremely knowledgeable and went above my expectations.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Irving?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Mazda B2300 $222 $93.84 $127.98 16% $265.84
2014 Toyota Sienna $1116 $219.96 $895.88 21% $1423.96
2009 Ford E-350 Super Duty $243 $98.99 $143.98 16% $292.49
2015 Acura TLX $504 $359.88 $143.98 8% $553.38
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK550 $678 $438.45 $239.97 10% $760.95
2014 Audi S6 $1034 $449.74 $583.92 16% $1234.49

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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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