Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Scituate.

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,841

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Jose

15 years of experience
153 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose did a great job. I will definitely ask for Jose's services in the future!

Jay

35 years of experience
683 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Great experience! The convenience of a mobile mechanic is a major plus. I love the business model.
Jay is great ! Fast, professional, and very nice

Diego

19 years of experience
386 reviews
Diego
19 years of experience
Diego did a great job!!
The kind of guy you'd want to go share a beer with! Great mechanic, efficient and thorough.

Alfred

11 years of experience
314 reviews
Alfred
11 years of experience
Alfred is my Jeep Hero!!! He was in contact with me, through texts & email, from the minute I scheduled my appointment till the job was done! He showed up & immediately got to it. He asked me a few questions & never made me feel like an idiot. He confirmed the problem & then fixed it! He answered a million random questions I had. When he was done he left me with instructions on what to expect & gave me solutions & advice about future car service needs. He completed the whole thing in exactly the quoted time! I am so happy with this service & especially with "My Mechanic" Alfred! I am about to schedule a couple other services with him in the coming weeks. I fully recommend "Your Mechanic" to anyone with car trouble, no shop to work in or anyone who is into saving a couple duckets & getting guaranteed services

Thomas

11 years of experience
62 reviews
Thomas
11 years of experience
Quick, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with.

Adam

15 years of experience
124 reviews
Adam
15 years of experience
excellent job!!

Chris

13 years of experience
102 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Chris arrived on time and even gave a call the day before to discuss my car issues. He was incredibly knowledgeable and took the time to explain everything he was going to do. I’ll definitely use him again and will recommend him to family and friends.

Clarissa

25 years of experience
146 reviews
Clarissa
25 years of experience
Clarissa is the only person I trust to work on my vehicles period.

Oreste

12 years of experience
92 reviews
Oreste
12 years of experience
Great mechanic, very communicative, friendly, helpful, and spoke both languages, which is a plus for me. Thank so much for working on my car.

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Highly satisfactory


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Scituate?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Honda Accord $632 $311.82 $319.96 14% $741.82
2008 Nissan Armada $330 $169.96 $159.98 14% $384.96
2012 Volkswagen Touareg $605 $301.18 $303.96 14% $709.68
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 $389 $165.17 $223.97 16% $466.17
2004 Audi A6 $1102 $509.78 $591.92 15% $1305.28
2009 Dodge Viper $232 $136.34 $95.98 12% $265.34

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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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