Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Mundelein.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,908

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Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience
Melvin is great. Keep up the good work.
Melvin was great. I will use you again.

Paul

16 years of experience
30 reviews
Paul
16 years of experience
Paul did an excellent job. Only problem was I originally stated which two parts the vehicle needed. He called me and said that the water inlet pipe is not available through Supply Parts, that it must come from a dealer. I looked the part up and called the parts store he uses, and they did have it in stock. Paul picked it up plus the water pump. My final bill was almost $70 higher than the online quote. Repair time was quoted at 3hrs, but it only took 1 1/2 hr. Overall, I am extremely satisfied with the repair job.

David

14 years of experience
597 reviews
David
14 years of experience
DAVID DID A GREAT JOB!!!! NOT ONLY DID HE KNOW HIS SKILL TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL HE ENSURED THAT HE SHOWED ME AND EXPLAINED WHAT NEEDED TO BE DONE AND WAS PATIENT WHEN ANSWERING MY QUESTIONS!!!! HE WAS ALSO VERY VERY POLITE AND THATS WHY ANY FUTURE MAINTAINCE I NEED "I WILL BE REQUESTING MR. DAVID OLOYEDE!!!!" THANK YOU AGAIN!!!! YOUR CUSTOMER JEFFREY WITCHER!!!!

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe is very knowledgeable man. Very friendly! I would want to have him work on my car every time I have to book another appointment. Thanks Noe!!!

Darwin

16 years of experience
15 reviews
Darwin
16 years of experience
Arrived on time, did his job, reminded me of other parts that should be replaced too, Good work!

Jacob

10 years of experience
272 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Awesome!

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience

AL

10 years of experience
186 reviews
AL
10 years of experience
AL showed up and he delivered! He did such a great job even with all three of my kids running around. I would recommend him to anyone

Honorio

17 years of experience
757 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
It took a lot longer than expected but he did his job without complaint.

Sam

13 years of experience
122 reviews
Sam
13 years of experience
He did a great job! He came out and was able to see immediately what was wrong, we scheduled another appointment to fix it, and now it's done. l love that instead of taking my car into a shop he came to our house. So much easier and faster!! I would recommend it to anyone! Great service and he was very nice.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Mundelein?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Hyundai Elantra $315 $115.08 $199.97 17% $383.83
2007 Honda Odyssey $752 $311.82 $439.94 16% $903.07
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 $348 $203.56 $143.98 12% $397.06
2004 Cadillac SRX $404 $132.34 $271.96 18% $497.84
2005 Cadillac STS $327 $182.76 $143.98 13% $376.26
2014 BMW M6 $1197 $916.70 $279.96 7% $1292.95

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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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