Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Olney.

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,856

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Jose

15 years of experience
153 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose did a great job. I will definitely ask for Jose's services in the future!

Manuel

30 years of experience
269 reviews
Manuel
30 years of experience
Realmente se ve que es muy profeccional en el trabajo que hace y muy responsable y eso da garantia para Volver a contractar your mechanic en el futur lo recomiendo 100% GRACIAS

Michael

35 years of experience
39 reviews
Michael
35 years of experience
Michael is THE MAN! After having my water pump break on my VW, I was looking at a steep repair bill with a typical mechanic/garage. Good thing I checked out YourMechanic, because this great service was able to save me $400 on what I would have paid at a typical repair shop. Michael was an incredible resource and provided EXCELLENT service. Specifically, my HOA was not pleased I hired YourMechanic to do the repair in my apartment garage, but Michael handled the situation like a true professional. Instead of it becoming an issue, he found me an alternate location to have the car towed to so he could finish the repair. Amazing service. I couldn't be happier and I can't wait till you guys come to SF fulltime!

Dia

30 years of experience
50 reviews
Dia
30 years of experience
Good mechanic

Scott

32 years of experience
332 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Scott is great. He showed up on time, was very professional, and extremely thorough. He not only did the repair I had scheduled, but also took the time to complete another repair that was needed, so I would not have to schedule a whole other appointment. or worry about driving my vehicle which a potentially bad problem. He even ran and picked up the additional part needed. Scott is very friendly, and courteous and is well prepared to spend the needed time to complete the repair ... not just rush through it to get to the next appointment.

Charles

32 years of experience
341 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
Charles was very professional and knew exactly what he was doing. Unfortunately he was unable to complete the repair due to some broken bolts that were discovered during his work. (Not his fault! It's a very old car!) Charles explained everything to me and told me exactly how we needed to proceed. We are now awaiting the delivery of additional parts, then Charles will complete the repairs.

Kenny

26 years of experience
91 reviews
Kenny
26 years of experience
I had some issues going on underneath the hood of my car and found Your Mechanic through an online Google Search. The staff is excellent and a pleasure to work with, the mechanic came out, friendly, on time, and dove right in to diagnose the problem. He did fantastic work. I would do business with Your Mechanic again in a heartbeat.

Allen

34 years of experience
431 reviews
Allen
34 years of experience
Allen was extremely friendly, accommodating, knowledgable, and honest. His communication and follow-up to ensure the vehicle was running properly following repairs, was exceptional. I would highly recommend Allen.

Joe

41 years of experience
691 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Joe was extraordinary. He was prompt, knowledgeable and friendly.

Paul

23 years of experience
207 reviews
Paul
23 years of experience
Awesome guy. He points out what the issue is, shows and explains the problem. I've lived in Nevada for over 15 years and have NEVER trusted or recommended a mechanic but Paul is an exception, he is the one who I would recommend highly. He is very easy to talk with but professional at the same time. Thank you Pual


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Olney?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Dodge Challenger $321 $192.87 $127.98 12% $364.87
2005 Hyundai Sonata $681 $320.62 $359.95 15% $804.37
2008 Chevrolet Equinox $214 $102.44 $111.98 15% $252.94
2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 $628 $388.51 $239.97 11% $711.01
2004 Cadillac Escalade EXT $348 $203.56 $143.98 12% $397.06
2006 Jaguar XJ8 $334 $93.90 $239.97 19% $416.40

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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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