Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Oakland Gardens.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,952

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Robert

19 years of experience
64 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
Awesome professional, came and fix the problem really quick, I commend his work
Robert was friendly and knowledgeable about my kinda rare car (Chrysler Crossfire). He was done early and the was car was cleaner after he left than when he arrived. I definitely recommend Robert. Nice work!

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
328 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Very good person will have him work on all my vehicles

Patrick

31 years of experience
1054 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Patrick was very friendly, courteous, and professional, and he did a great job on diagnosing and repairing my car. He was very communicative the whole time, which I appreciated. My car sounds, feels and drives much better. Thanks, Patrick!

Phillip

17 years of experience
214 reviews
Phillip
17 years of experience
Phillip was prompt, professional, courteous and efficient. I would highly recommend him!

Joseph

31 years of experience
540 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Excellent job & came prepared! Thorough and checked everything on truck not just what was requested.

Eduardo

17 years of experience
339 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
Very helpful

Chris

9 years of experience
281 reviews
Chris
9 years of experience
First class service and knowledge of job..

Peter

41 years of experience
1259 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
I just Love the fact i don’t have to deal with taking my vehicle into a shop!

Michael

46 years of experience
124 reviews
Michael
46 years of experience
Very friendly and knowledgeable. Detail oriented readily answers all questions. Vehicle repaired and returned to working condition. would definitely request his service again and recommend to other family and friends.

Michael

23 years of experience
174 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Awesome work! Michael is a highly skilled pro just as his profile indicates. Michael got the job done fast and left my driveway clean. I will definitely hire Michael again and refer him to all my family, friends, and neighbors.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Oakland Gardens?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Honda Accord $896 $784.41 $111.98 4% $934.91
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport $306 $97.77 $207.97 18% $377.27
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 $332 $195.72 $135.98 12% $378.47
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML500 $619 $314.74 $303.96 14% $723.24
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport $293 $93.21 $199.97 19% $361.96
2010 Porsche Cayman $657 $384.58 $271.96 12% $750.08

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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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