Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Saddle River.

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,877

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Trung

10 years of experience
406 reviews
Trung
10 years of experience
Good work and very honest. Will use home again for future car maintenance.
He was nice on time and it did the job well!

Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Good job
Chris did a great job. He was super friendly yet professional. He took the necessary time to explainied problems in a way that was very understandable to my wife and me. He was efficient and did all the work that needed to be done and the results were great. My car is running like new with no shakes and rattles. The A/C is working where I thought it would need charging. I would not hesitate to recommend Chris to my friends and family. I got estimates from local garages and mechanics and I saved well over 30%. This site rocks and Chris is a wonderful representative. Don't bother to go anywhere else you;ll get the best service at a great price from yourmechanic.com, If you're in Orange County, ask for Chris!!!

Nathaniel

8 years of experience
129 reviews
Nathaniel
8 years of experience
Quick and easy. Took care of work I didn’t have time to do

Jose

13 years of experience
199 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Very through in his work.

David

24 years of experience
71 reviews
David
24 years of experience
It was a very pleasant experience. David is honest and did the job quickly. I recommend him to anyone.

Jerry

28 years of experience
48 reviews
Jerry
28 years of experience
On time, courteous, and professional. He did a fine job!

Andrew

23 years of experience
146 reviews
Andrew
23 years of experience
I hope this company is treat Andrew Elphic well. He is so professional at what he does it's crazy. He fixed my water pump and now I have a new car, even my a/c started working again! If I could give him 5 million stars I would. Your Mechanic, you have a hero magic man on your staff. Thank you so much Andrew

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Exceptional job

Chet

39 years of experience
438 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
Chet was very knowledgeable and arrived right on time. He replaced water pump as requested and did a thorough job making. He also gave us tips to maximize car’s performance. Wasn’t sure what to expect from YourMechanic but I must say I am pleased. Work was just done yesterday but so far so good.

Matthew

31 years of experience
618 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Very nice,professional,an very helpful


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Saddle River?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Dodge Ram 3500 $365 $188.76 $175.97 14% $425.26
2010 Lotus Evora $1528 $1383.92 $143.98 3% $1577.42
2013 Ford Fusion $208 $95.84 $111.98 15% $246.34
2015 BMW 740Li xDrive $790 $565.95 $223.97 8% $866.95
2006 Audi A4 Quattro $777 $368.89 $407.94 15% $917.14
2009 Jaguar XJR $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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