Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Pineville.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,952

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Robert

29 years of experience
570 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Robert did brakes on my truck, and a water pump on my Mercedes. He worked clean and efficiantly. Everything seems to work fine. I would definitely recommend him to friends! Thanks, Bob
Robert did a good job on the car, what I like the most is the after service. He called to check on how the car is going and if I need anything. After 1k miles a minor accident happened on coolant leakage. I called him and in 20 minutes he appeared, although it was a weekend, and inspected the car, identified the problem and fixed in in 15 minutes and I was back on the road in less than 1 hour free of charge. I am really impressed with how he backs up his work. I will definitely keep using Robert's services for my car in the future.

Jose

13 years of experience
199 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Very through in his work.
What I would have to say about Jose is he was very knowledgeable of what needed to be done and he was able to complete his work in a timely fashion he did great work and got me back on the road right away Thank you

Dominic

26 years of experience
135 reviews
Dominic
26 years of experience
Thank you very much. Excellent down to earth service. Very knowledgeable and friendly.

Whitney

37 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
37 years of experience

Julio

25 years of experience
67 reviews
Julio
25 years of experience

Carlos

14 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
14 years of experience
I'm confident Carlos can fix any problem your car has. Not on is he knowledgeable, but he does effiecient and effective work. The kind of guy to go above and beyond in his work.

Tien

21 years of experience
901 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Great experience, never thought it would be comforting having your vehicle being treated well. He gives you piece of mind assuring you can drive the vehicle.

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience

Frank

28 years of experience
60 reviews
Frank
28 years of experience
Very competent, professional individual. Was on time, worked steady until the job was finished, offering advice as items surfaced. Upon completion of the job cleaned to the point as though he had never been here.

Edmar

20 years of experience
157 reviews
Edmar
20 years of experience
On time, professional, and answered all questions. I highly recommend Edmar.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Pineville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 $432 $287.81 $143.98 10% $481.31
2004 GMC Savana 2500 $380 $203.56 $175.97 13% $440.06
2011 GMC Savana 3500 $464 $287.81 $175.97 11% $524.31
2008 Audi A6 $427 $251.46 $175.97 12% $487.96
2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 $542 $365.95 $175.97 10% $602.45
2015 BMW M235i $1086 $861.79 $223.97 6% $1162.79

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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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