Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Redondo Beach.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan was very professional and courteous and he answered all of our questions. Loved this service and will definitely be using it again and Dan. 5 star service!
On time friendly knew what he was doing and did it well!! Great job, thanks.

Kenneth

18 years of experience
487 reviews
Kenneth
18 years of experience
Fixed the issue with my car. Always trust a fellow veteran. Semper Fi brother!

Mike

20 years of experience
90 reviews
Mike
20 years of experience

Diego

19 years of experience
407 reviews
Diego
19 years of experience
Very nice guy and explained everything he did.

Ira

34 years of experience
259 reviews
Ira
34 years of experience
Ira was very professional, did a great job discussing and explaining the problems with my vehicle. Did the job in a timely matter. Would recommend him to anyone looking for a good mechanic.

Jacob

10 years of experience
269 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Excellent communication. Honest. Professional. I'd have a beer with him.

Nicholas

15 years of experience
344 reviews
Nicholas
15 years of experience
Arrived on time and did the work we discussed. He was very knowledgeable and did the work in a very clean and tidy manor. I will be booking him for all further maintenance of this vehicle and possibly our other vehicles as well. I would have no problem recommending this service or specifically this mechanic to family and friends.

Kevo

310 years of experience
189 reviews
Kevo
310 years of experience
Our family was so please with the work and knowledge of our mechanic, we have talked about your company to our friends. I really do/did appreciate the work that Kevin did. Love his conversation on our vehicles. Kevin takes you through step by step and help you understand the care of your vehicle front to back. Thank you Kevin

David

24 years of experience
71 reviews
David
24 years of experience
Very pleasure person that explain what he was going to do. I really appreciate his knowledge and I enjoyed talking to him. If i need service again, I am going to ask for him. Thank you David I really appreciate you. Keep up the good work.

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 Redondo Beach?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport $334 $110.01 $223.97 18% $411.01
2015 GMC Savana 2500 $1057 $369.50 $687.91 18% $1294.00
2009 Ferrari California $1528 $1383.92 $143.98 3% $1577.42
2010 Mercedes-Benz R350 $582 $365.95 $215.97 11% $656.20
2009 Mercedes-Benz GL320 $530 $305.95 $223.97 12% $606.95
2013 Audi S6 $858 $449.74 $407.94 14% $997.99

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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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