Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Union.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,932

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Paul

23 years of experience
207 reviews
Paul
23 years of experience
Timely service!

Mike

11 years of experience
62 reviews
Mike
11 years of experience
Mike is a very professional friendly mechanic. He was a wonderful person he really worked with me way beyond and above then he really had too. I would love to recommend him to the rest of world if I could. Great guy GREAT GUY. COULDN’T GET ANY BETTER.

Roger

23 years of experience
13 reviews
Roger
23 years of experience
Superb mechanic. Did a great job despite the South Florida weather. Comes highly recommended. Thanks

Peter

41 years of experience
1251 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
very friendly, knowledgeable. Arrived even a bit earlier. Very good experience!!!

Keith

24 years of experience
229 reviews
Keith
24 years of experience
This was my second time to have Keith work on my truck. He was on time, showed me the parts he removed and explained why they needed to be replaced. He is an awesome mechanic and I will use him in the future. Can't recommend him highly enough.

Ruben

12 years of experience
86 reviews
Ruben
12 years of experience
This is the type of mechanic you want to work on your car. I have all late model vehicles. My friend of 30 years is a master mechanic and concurred with all recommendations. Reuben was timely, efficient and courteous. My wife is a very dercerning person and she was comfortable with him. He explained the process, recommend options and when there was a problem offered solutions. I would definitely book him again.

Brandon

16 years of experience
274 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Totally satisfied Great job. Will use you all from now on. Happy camper.

Tony

12 years of experience
121 reviews
Tony
12 years of experience
Professional attitude and very helpful advice

David

25 years of experience
182 reviews
David
25 years of experience
I still did not have a chance to drive my truck but just by him starting the truck it sounds a whole lot better. I feel the trust in the work he did just buy our conversations through out the day. I really liked our talk out his personal vehicle and what he has don't to it. I would recommend your company especially Dave.

Pete

16 years of experience
5 reviews
Pete
16 years of experience
Happy to find U guys and save some serious money on car repairs. My local repair shop had estimated "over" $500.00 to replace a water pump on my '08 Chrysler 3.3 minivan. Your bill was $281.14 (over 43% less). After losing a younger brother to brain cancer two years ago who taught auto mechanics for decades, it's finally occurred to me that the the overhead of running a shop is what drives up the cost of repairs for most people.


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Union?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Kia Sportage $427 $227.46 $199.97 13% $496.21
2012 Chevrolet Malibu $295 $182.76 $111.98 11% $333.26
2010 Chrysler Town & Country $652 $291.64 $359.95 15% $775.39
2004 Cadillac DeVille $285 $108.75 $175.97 17% $345.25
2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 $630 $438.45 $191.97 9% $696.45
2010 Ford Mustang $626 $482.52 $143.98 7% $676.02

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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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