Water Pump Replacement at your home or office in Wayne.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

1,927

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Matthew

31 years of experience
647 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Very smooth, very convenient, & price efficient.
Another great job by Matt! Had to replace the water pump on a 2007 Cadillac DTS. Not an easy job, so unless you are a mechanic, I recommend calling Matt. His master mechanic experience was evident throughout the job. Had to remove a lot of equipment surrounding the water pump just to remove the old pump. Not much room in the engine compartment with these V8 Northstars. He did a great job with the installation of the new pump and also discovered a bad coolant temperature sensor that needed replacing. Put it all back together and it ran like a champ!

Chris

20 years of experience
1628 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Did an awesome job with my car. Was super knowledgeable and accessed the problem quickly.
Dealership customer service in your garage without the steep price. Efficient, knowledgeable, and on top of things! I walked my dog for coffee while he was fixing my “car life”.

Theodore

14 years of experience
1084 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
The BEST!!!

Eduardo

17 years of experience
336 reviews
Eduardo
17 years of experience
Showed up on time and completed the work as promised

Diego

19 years of experience
431 reviews
Diego
19 years of experience
He did the work quickly and was very knowledgeable

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
He was on time and did the job quickly and professionally. In the future if I need services from YOUR MECHANIC, please send Shaun Fenner. I want him to be my mechanic.

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience
This is the 2nd time I have had Mark. He is great.

Anthony

9 years of experience
103 reviews
Anthony
9 years of experience
Anthony is great- very thorough and knowledgeable.

Melvin

15 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
15 years of experience
Excellent

Richard

10 years of experience
31 reviews
Richard
10 years of experience
Richard did a good job very professional and finished within quoted time I would defitnetly recommend him


How much does Water Pump Replacement cost in Wayne?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 $917 $260.88 $655.91 19% $1142.38
2015 Chevrolet Impala $408 $183.93 $223.97 15% $484.93
2013 Dodge Challenger $321 $192.87 $127.98 12% $364.87
2007 Audi A6 Quattro $427 $251.46 $175.97 12% $487.96
2014 Mini Cooper Paceman $501 $245.46 $255.96 14% $589.46
2013 Porsche Panamera $698 $426.07 $271.96 11% $791.57

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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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