Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Orange City.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,902

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Peter

41 years of experience
1231 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Friendly and honest......a winning combination.......
Outstanding service! Very knowledgeable!

Chris

20 years of experience
1612 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Knowledgeable, friendly, fast service
Very helpful!

Jason

15 years of experience
429 reviews
Jason
15 years of experience
We need more mechanics like Jason in the world. I've been really dissatisfied with mechanics til I met Jason. Very informative and patient. Thanks

Brikk

16 years of experience
369 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Brikk was absolutely fantastic. He was polite, professional, and did an awesome job. I highly recommend hiring him.

Dennys

28 years of experience
22 reviews
Dennys
28 years of experience
Denny's is awesome... He showed up on time.. He was very professional and very knowledgeable about my cars problem. He fixed my car with such confidence!! I am very happy with his service.. Denny's is always going to be my mechanic now!!

Patrick

30 years of experience
369 reviews
Patrick
30 years of experience
it ended up costing more than twice as much as originally anticipated but he did a very thorough job

Ian

8 years of experience
79 reviews
Ian
8 years of experience
Ian did a great job on my car and my car work perfect! Thanks again Ian

Steve

35 years of experience
149 reviews
Steve
35 years of experience

James

29 years of experience
481 reviews
James
29 years of experience
James was very professional, and his work was excellent.

Ruben

15 years of experience
80 reviews
Ruben
15 years of experience
overall great experience. Service was timely and professional. Will definitely recommend


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Orange City?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Bentley Mulsanne $1528 $1383.92 $143.98 3% $1577.42
2006 Chrysler Crossfire $484 $275.96 $207.97 12% $555.46
2009 Chevrolet Aveo $383 $167.48 $215.97 16% $457.73
2009 BMW 750i $549 $308.70 $239.97 13% $631.20
2007 Audi A4 Quattro $571 $251.46 $319.96 16% $681.46
2008 Audi S8 $1438 $773.71 $663.91 13% $1665.96

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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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