Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in North Richland Hills.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Patrick

31 years of experience
1032 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Very efficient and professional. I learned a lot from Patrick! 10/10 would recommend.
I supposed that my car has oil leaking but Patrick discovered real problem with it. He has a high professional skills and knowledge, I think so. I would call him again in the future!

Godwin

22 years of experience
253 reviews
Godwin
22 years of experience
I have worked on my own vehicles since I was 18. I moved to LA 2 years ago, without my tools. I heard about YourMechanic.com through a friend of mine. Godwin called me the night before to make sure my info was correct, texted me in the morning when he was on his way, and was early and ready to go. Godwin was professional, informative and very organized. When he was finished, he went over his repair and also other items that were in need of attention. He actually came to my place of work to do the repair, and left everything cleaner than when he showed up. I am very pleased with the experience, from start to finish. Godwin Tsui, through YourMechanic, is now my mechanic to go to.
Godwin is great . He does the job perfect. I will give 5 stars

Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris was awesome and I would highly recommend him to anyone. He communicated with me throughout the day and recommended ways on how to save some money by doing repairs and maintenance at the same time time that require the same labor. He contacted me when he was available early and made sure everything worked to my schedule. He was very knowledgeable and most of all repaired my vehicle. After the repair, he took the time to explain how several parts work and thuroughly tested all parts and components to ensure they we're working cohesively. Thanks so much Chris and I will recommend and use him many times for my vehicle repairs.
Great experience. Fast and professional.

Todd

24 years of experience
95 reviews
Todd
24 years of experience
Todd, Again was a little early to our appointment, that means a lot to me. Todd was quick and did a fantastic job replacing my water pump. I am very pleased and will use Todd again when I need something else repaired. I am pleased over all with My Mechanic, GREAT PRICING !! Thanks Todd !!

Whitney

37 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
37 years of experience

Roger

23 years of experience
13 reviews
Roger
23 years of experience
Superb mechanic. Did a great job despite the South Florida weather. Comes highly recommended. Thanks

Chuck

8 years of experience
106 reviews
Chuck
8 years of experience
He is very professional. He called to acknowledge the appointment and completed the repair with the estimated time frame!!

Nick

64 years of experience
96 reviews
Nick
64 years of experience

Rocco

20 years of experience
303 reviews
Rocco
20 years of experience
Arrived on time and quickly fixed my car. Highly recommended!

Chris

13 years of experience
104 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Chris arrived on time and was very professional. He had my water pump off in minutes and everything done in about an hour. My truck runs great now.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in North Richland Hills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Hyundai Sonata $292 $147.56 $143.98 14% $341.06
2013 Toyota Tundra $771 $498.96 $271.96 10% $864.46
2007 Hyundai Sonata $290 $121.96 $167.97 16% $347.71
2010 Lexus GS350 $348 $204.46 $143.98 12% $397.96
2004 Lincoln LS $308 $195.96 $111.98 11% $346.46
2013 Jaguar XFR-S $579 $195.30 $383.95 18% $711.30

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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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