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

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,932

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Joe

41 years of experience
709 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Nice guy, very professional. Came on time, and knocked the job out fast! Would of took me twice as long. Will be using again in the near future. Thanks. Ron
Joe is very professional, friendly and honest, my car was broken down on my driveway, he came to my house, was on time and worked in unpleasant weather until the job was done in less hours than estimated. He found that I did not have to replace one of the pumps that was already paid for and refunded me for it. Thank you Joe is was a pleasure to deal with you.

Tyler

25 years of experience
178 reviews
Tyler
25 years of experience
First time user and it was great experience. I highly recommend Tyler. Very knowledgeable, courteous and on time. He is a wealth of knowledge.

Patrick

13 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
Excellent service.

Henry

32 years of experience
139 reviews
Henry
32 years of experience
Henry was wonderful! He messaged to keep me in the loop as to when he would be there, and ended up staying late to make sure my car was fixed so I could get to work the next morning. So appreciated!! Would absolutely use Henry again

Jonathan

33 years of experience
365 reviews
Jonathan
33 years of experience
Jonathan was very personable and professional. I would reccomend him all day long. Thanks alot Johnathan!

Kyle

10 years of experience
15 reviews
Kyle
10 years of experience
Great experience with Kyle. He was very nice and professional

Alex

13 years of experience
89 reviews
Alex
13 years of experience
I'm so impressed! Alex makes a normally frustrating experience less so and with confidence.

Pardeep

19 years of experience
591 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Very friendly and knowlegeable

James

29 years of experience
485 reviews
James
29 years of experience
Excellent job, will use again and recommend to friends and family.

Diego

19 years of experience
435 reviews
Diego
19 years of experience
Awesome


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in North Wales?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 GMC Acadia $359 $182.76 $175.97 14% $419.26
2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti $1528 $1383.92 $143.98 3% $1577.42
2010 Nissan Armada $330 $169.96 $159.98 14% $384.96
2005 Audi A8 Quattro $1048 $527.66 $519.93 14% $1226.41
2004 BMW 525i $378 $161.95 $215.97 16% $452.20
2010 Ford Mustang $626 $482.52 $143.98 7% $676.02

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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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