Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in New Providence.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Peter

41 years of experience
1227 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Definitely went above and beyond my expectations
very friendly, knowledgeable. Arrived even a bit earlier. Very good experience!!!

Clifton

28 years of experience
195 reviews
Clifton
28 years of experience
Perfect experience, good and fast job. Recommend to everyone!

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
833 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Excellent service and great personality.

Damian

9 years of experience
360 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
It was good.

Carlos

23 years of experience
122 reviews
Carlos
23 years of experience
Carlos, did a great job replacing a water pump. He also gave me some good information on keeping my old van on the road. Thank You Carlos.

Alex

20 years of experience
110 reviews
Alex
20 years of experience
He was prompt, friendly and took the time to show me the problem and the parts!

Richard

18 years of experience
126 reviews
Richard
18 years of experience
Very nice man and very professional

John

18 years of experience
420 reviews
John
18 years of experience
Very good. Excellent service. Thank you john.

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
320 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
First time using this service. I was very pleased with everything. The work was done properly and quickly. He took his time to explain not just what the problem was but also why it happened.

Carlos

26 years of experience
271 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
Carlos was great


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in New Providence?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser $822 $262.18 $559.93 18% $1014.68
2009 Dodge Charger $387 $243.19 $143.98 11% $436.69
2005 Ford F-150 $211 $98.99 $111.98 15% $249.49
2014 BMW 428i xDrive $809 $568.80 $239.97 9% $891.30
2014 Mercedes-Benz E400 $428 $307.53 $119.98 8% $468.78
2014 Jaguar F-Type $355 $195.30 $159.98 13% $410.30

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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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