Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Sherwood.

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,807

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Godwin

Godwin

21 years of experience
253 reviews
Godwin
21 years of experience
I have worked on my own vehicles since I was 18. I moved to LA 2 years ago, without my tools. I heard about YourMechanic.com through a friend of mine. Godwin called me the night before to make sure my info was correct, texted me in the morning when he was on his way, and was early and ready to go. Godwin was professional, informative and very organized. When he was finished, he went over his repair and also other items that were in need of attention. He actually came to my place of work to do the repair, and left everything cleaner than when he showed up. I am very pleased with the experience, from start to finish. Godwin Tsui, through YourMechanic, is now my mechanic to go to.
Edmundas

Edmundas

15 years of experience
14 reviews
Edmundas
15 years of experience
Very professional and knowledgeable.
Allen

Allen

33 years of experience
344 reviews
Allen
33 years of experience
Simply put, Allen IS my mechanic from now on!
Brandon

Brandon

15 years of experience
241 reviews
Brandon
15 years of experience
Totally satisfied Great job. Will use you all from now on. Happy camper.
Michael

Michael

13 years of experience
395 reviews
Michael
13 years of experience
Michael did an awesome job repairing my water-pump. He arrived on time and changed it in under an hour. Michael was very knowledgeable and courteous.
Chris

Chris

13 years of experience
121 reviews
Chris
13 years of experience
Joshua

Joshua

24 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
24 years of experience
Great service. Quick through job. Joshua is very friendly and a pleasure to have work on my van.
Rod

Rod

14 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
14 years of experience
Awesome, courteous service from minute one! Way more affordable than 2 quotes I received from other local car repairs and sooo convenient! Rod was not only on-time but arrived a few minutes before the appointment. Very friendly, knowledgeable and to the point. I will NEVER repair my car with anyone else, you have a customer for life!
Kelly

Kelly

31 years of experience
173 reviews
Kelly
31 years of experience
Very satisfactory. Knowlegeable and thorough.
Jose

Jose

14 years of experience
36 reviews
Jose
14 years of experience


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Sherwood?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Nissan NV200 $280 $144.39 $135.98 14% $327.14
2014 GMC Savana 3500 $464 $287.81 $175.97 11% $524.31
2008 Honda Civic $324 $155.56 $167.97 15% $381.31
2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 $404 $163.68 $239.97 16% $486.18
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport $270 $93.59 $175.97 18% $330.09
2013 BMW M3 $446 $206.25 $239.97 15% $528.75

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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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