Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Paradise Valley.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Theodore

14 years of experience
1066 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Theodore is always professional but not a stick if you know what I mean He's a great guy very knowledgeable.
Timely and quick service

Robert

18 years of experience
614 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Robert was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly when he came to replace my water pump and timing belt for my 95 Subaru Legacy. He noticed that my alternator belt was worn, so I quickly grabbed one from the shop down the street and he replaced it at no charge. Robert was friendly enough to let me watch him work on the car from start to finish and answered all of my questions. Great guy, great work.
Robert is Great, we have a tough issue with the Rear Window Switch. After I took test drive, the switch does work , but only from the Front Switch, its not working with the key...Everything else went fine...

Logan

47 years of experience
82 reviews
Logan
47 years of experience
very nice and proffessional

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

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
320 reviews
Jerimiah
17 years of experience
very good

Tyler

25 years of experience
178 reviews
Tyler
25 years of experience
Outstanding and very professional. No problems!

Braxton

9 years of experience
181 reviews
Braxton
9 years of experience
Great work

Kenny

26 years of experience
91 reviews
Kenny
26 years of experience

Chris

14 years of experience
47 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
On time did a great job. To top it off he did the repair while it wad raining

Charles

32 years of experience
342 reviews
Charles
32 years of experience
Courteous, knowledgeable, personable, a great individual, and a great mechanic. He will be my go to for auto repairs from now on. I greatly appreciate his work.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Paradise Valley?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 GMC Sierra 3500 HD $917 $260.88 $655.91 19% $1142.38
2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty $371 $147.02 $223.97 17% $448.02
2005 Jeep Liberty $570 $322.12 $247.96 13% $655.37
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 $514 $305.95 $207.97 12% $585.45
2011 Mercedes-Benz C300 $582 $365.95 $215.97 11% $656.20
2004 Jaguar S-Type $402 $169.96 $231.97 16% $481.71

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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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