Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Redmond.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Robert

19 years of experience
64 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
Awesome professional, came and fix the problem really quick, I commend his work
Robert was friendly and knowledgeable about my kinda rare car (Chrysler Crossfire). He was done early and the was car was cleaner after he left than when he arrived. I definitely recommend Robert. Nice work!

Paul

23 years of experience
207 reviews
Paul
23 years of experience
Good and honest.
Timely service!

Alonzo

25 years of experience
41 reviews
Alonzo
25 years of experience
I went back and forth with the car dealership trying to pinpoint the problem with my vehicle. After having to leave my car over night twice and paying for a car rental I stumbled upon "MY Mechanic" and figured "what have I got to lose?" After making an appointment and having one conversation with Alonzo, I felt immediately at ease because of his knowledge. Needless to say the appointment went flawlessly. The car has been driven 6 times since the work was completed and so far so good. I will definitely be contacting again and will tell friends and family......thanks

John

18 years of experience
426 reviews
John
18 years of experience
John knows his stuff. Never felt like he was trying to 'upsell' anything, either. Will definitely look for him when I need a mechanic again, every time.

David

14 years of experience
597 reviews
David
14 years of experience
He was early and did a good job. I will use him again.

Andrew

23 years of experience
148 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
Takes his time, answers all questions.

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience
This is the 2nd time I have had Mark. He is great.

Michael

14 years of experience
505 reviews
Michael
14 years of experience
He was awesome. On time and fixed the car in a timely manner. Great service.

Chad

14 years of experience
76 reviews
Chad
14 years of experience
Great experience highly recommend him.

MICHAEL

31 years of experience
116 reviews
MICHAEL
31 years of experience
Professional, thorough, excellent work!


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Redmond?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic $400 $287.81 $111.98 8% $438.31
2004 Volkswagen Jetta $536 $216.52 $319.96 17% $646.52
2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor $544 $288.43 $255.96 13% $632.43
2006 Lincoln Mark LT $211 $98.99 $111.98 15% $249.49
2010 BMW 328i $728 $528.45 $199.97 8% $797.20
2006 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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