Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in North Port.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Justin

18 years of experience
70 reviews
Justin
18 years of experience
Great mechanic, very knowledgeable!

Steve

38 years of experience
94 reviews
Steve
38 years of experience
Steve showed up ontime and ready to do the job..He took his time and did a flawless job ... ThanKs STEVE

Phillip

17 years of experience
193 reviews
Phillip
17 years of experience
Phillip did an amazing job even showed up early and got the whole job taken care of in under the time that was quoted. He was always very friendly and knowledgeable about what he was fixing on my truck he even explained everything to me at the end of the job. By far one of the best experiences I’ve ever had.

Francisco

8 years of experience
174 reviews
Francisco
8 years of experience
Excellent experience!

Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience

Jeffrey

25 years of experience
833 reviews
Jeffrey
25 years of experience
Jeffrey is all out awesome. Professional, courteous, and on time for appointments. He is thorough in his work and explaining the work he is doing. He is top notch!

Cody

10 years of experience
13 reviews
Cody
10 years of experience
Cody did an amazing job. Very curious did the job in a timely manner if I need to use this service again he will be the one I ask for!

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe is the best.... I so appreciate his kindness and expertise. He squeezed me in and worked late to ensure my vehicle was fixed so I could get to work the next day. Thank you Noe. I will always ask for him.

Scott

32 years of experience
339 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Scott initially came out to do a diagnostic on my truck and based off his professionalism and friendliness I wanted him to be the one to do the repairs. He was timely and efficient. So glad I got him.

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.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in North Port?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe $348 $203.56 $143.98 12% $397.06
2014 Chevrolet Express 1500 $253 $108.75 $143.98 16% $302.25
2008 Chevrolet Impala $249 $136.92 $111.98 13% $287.42
2014 Mercedes-Benz ML550 $805 $429.28 $375.95 13% $934.53
2006 Lexus SC430 $838 $358.52 $479.94 16% $1003.52
2015 BMW M235i $1086 $861.79 $223.97 6% $1162.79

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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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