Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Pegram.

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$145.53 - $1,375.60

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,932

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Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Joseph kept me updated on when he was going to arrive. He was very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. He listened to what I had to say and changed the thermostat to see if that would fix the problem before doing the water pump and it did! He was very caring and made sure everything was done right. He goes above and beyond and I would defiently recommend Joseph to anyone!
Ok. On time. Finished the job in 2 1/2 hours. Was over billed for labor. I was told by another machanic it should take no longer tha 3 hours.

Gary

25 years of experience
226 reviews
Gary
25 years of experience
Gary was very professional. Upon his arrival he introduced himself and immediately started to inspect the car by taking photos to verify a leak in the water pump. After Gary finished his examination and got the results, he shared them with me and explained the area (color) on the water pump that confirm leakage. I appreciate the show and tell demo because it gave me as the customer a visual of what was going on which is awesome, I think! I appreciate the knowledge and professionalism that Gary displayed while working on my Saturn Vue and I really like the fact that I could relax at my on home while Gary worked on my vehicle. This was convenient and spot on for me! Thank you, Gary
gary was very professional and did a great job replacing the water pump. this was a good experiance using this service, because you can see the difference in honesty, as opposed to always felling you just paid to much every time you go to a dealer or private shop. also...you can't beat the perk of having your car fixed right at home! good job gary, and the team at yourmechanic.

Chris

20 years of experience
1634 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Dealership customer service in your garage without the steep price. Efficient, knowledgeable, and on top of things! I walked my dog for coffee while he was fixing my “car life”.
Good job

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Great communication and excellent service!

Carlos

14 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
14 years of experience
Carlos arrived on time and he diagnosed what was wrong quickly. Granted it was not was what I had called on he still above and beyond to help me get my truck fixed.

Christopher

25 years of experience
260 reviews
Christopher
25 years of experience
Very competent and knowledgeable and explained everything to me.

Chuy

12 years of experience
112 reviews
Chuy
12 years of experience
This guy knew what he was doing from the jump.it took an hour less then expected. My car is back running smooth.

Kenny

26 years of experience
91 reviews
Kenny
26 years of experience

Joe

41 years of experience
709 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Great service!

Robert

18 years of experience
630 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Great mechanic and very polite! I'd rather deal with a polite, knowledgable mechanic than a shop or dea'er service any day.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Pegram?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Volvo V70 $595 $283.51 $311.96 15% $702.76
2005 Toyota Camry $497 $256.77 $239.97 14% $579.27
2009 Pontiac Vibe $286 $125.96 $159.98 16% $340.96
2014 Cadillac CTS $327 $182.76 $143.98 13% $376.26
2012 BMW X5 $806 $565.95 $239.97 9% $888.45
2005 Jaguar S-Type $482 $201.96 $279.96 16% $578.21

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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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