Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Keymar.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Joel

19 years of experience
737 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
He was awesome!
Joel went out of his way to assist with this repair. He stayed with me the whole time, fixing and finding things that made my car run better. I had a bad experience with a really bad mechanic that didn't know what he was doing and Joel found the solutions to fix what had been broken. There needs to be a 10 star rating system for Joel's work!!

Peter

34 years of experience
346 reviews
Peter
34 years of experience
Peter was on time, and friendly. He is honest, and explains things clearly. Thanks Peter!

Pardeep

19 years of experience
563 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Pardeep was punctual, professional, friendly, answered all my questions with patience, and repaired my truck in less time than I expected. My truck is running perfectly now. Great mechanic!

Richard

19 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Fast service

William

10 years of experience
27 reviews
William
10 years of experience
Freindly, professional, went straight to doing his job. Answer any question that was asked.

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Jeff has proven himself to be both highly skilled and 100% ethical. I definitely will book him for all my future auto repairs!

Jesus

13 years of experience
5 reviews
Jesus
13 years of experience
Finished previous job early, so showed up early to our house. Had no issues getting the water pump switched out, and even used the battery from his truck to test the jeep since it had been sitting there awhile it needs a charge.

Damian

9 years of experience
360 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
This guy is the best swift mechanic I have seen.

Andrew

11 years of experience
21 reviews
Andrew
11 years of experience
Great

Frank

28 years of experience
60 reviews
Frank
28 years of experience
Super nice guy and excellent work! Was on time and very professional, I will request him next time I need service!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Keymar?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Chevrolet Avalanche $456 $287.81 $167.97 11% $513.56
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty $219 $98.99 $119.98 15% $260.24
2013 Volvo S80 $335 $135.30 $199.97 17% $404.05
2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550 $630 $438.45 $191.97 9% $696.45
2009 Cadillac CTS $654 $493.93 $159.98 7% $708.93
2004 Porsche 911 $948 $372.18 $575.92 17% $1146.18

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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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