Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Snohomish.

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YourMechanic Water Pump Replacement Service in Snohomish

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5/5

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Theodore

14 years of experience
1088 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Theodore was great. He did a great job replacing the water pump on my GMC Yukon and was able to answer all my questions on other potential fixes my car might need. Definitely will work with him again and recommend him highly.
Great job !!! Thank you !

Robert

19 years of experience
64 reviews
Robert
19 years of experience
Robert did an excellent job and replaced the broken parts. There were some issues with him being provided the incorrect materials and with our first appointment where YourMechanic promised something different than they told Robert to do but this was fixed although with a 3 day delay, again not a fault of Robert's who went above and beyond to make sure the issues were taken care of.

Travis

11 years of experience
321 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Travis was professional, knowledgeable and timely. He was great to work with. I will hire him again.

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose was right on time! We discussed what the car was doing when it broke down and he really listened! He fixed my van and let me know what the other noise I was hearing is from. I will definitely be booking him to come back and repair any other problems I have with my car! Jose is an A+ mechanic!

Wesley

14 years of experience
277 reviews
Wesley
14 years of experience
Great experience, I will definitely use Your Mechanic again and have already recommended to my friends and co-workers.

Joel

19 years of experience
748 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
Good guy who did good work

Joseph

18 years of experience
60 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
OK.

Shaun

19 years of experience
204 reviews
Shaun
19 years of experience

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Joseph notified me about 30 minutes before that he was running late but as soon as he got here he got to work. He came out to replace my serpentine belt and determined that my water pump was also bad. He patiently waited while I went to purchase the water pump, which turned out to be the wrong one. He then waited again, while I took the bad water pump with me to get the right one. I was very impressed with both his patience and work and will definitely use him again and refer everyone I know.

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience
Melvin is great. Keep up the good work.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Snohomish?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara $370 $258.46 $111.98 9% $408.96
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD $432 $287.81 $143.98 10% $481.31
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 $349 $188.76 $159.98 13% $403.76
2010 Audi A3 Quattro $624 $319.96 $303.96 14% $728.46
2013 Audi Q7 $507 $251.46 $255.96 14% $595.46
2015 Audi S6 $1034 $449.74 $583.92 16% $1234.49

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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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