Water Pump Man
We can rebuild your original water pump (for cars, trucks, tractors, and boats). We have over 30 years of experience specializing in automotive water pumps, and our eBay store has a solid reputation for selling high-quality water pumps.
How much does it cost to rebuild a water pump?
In the United States in 2020, the average cost of a water pump replacement is $550, with prices ranging from $461 to $638, depending on the type of vehicle you drive and the auto repair shop you visit. Labor costs range from $256 to $324, while parts cost between $205 and $314. Estimate does not include fees and taxes.
Can you refurbish a water pump?
Fixing a water pump is the process of replacing an important component of your vehicle’s cooling system, and it’s one of the simplest procedures in terms of auto repairs, so almost anyone who can turn a wrench can do it on their own.
Can an electric water pump be repaired?
An electric water pump is almost always near the pressure tank or cold water tank, and if the pump freezes with water inside it, the housing can crack, causing water to spill out. This can be fixed by replacing the housing for a fraction of the cost of replacing the pump.
Can you drive with a bad water pump?
The coolant is no longer circulating properly through the car, which may affect heating and cooling, as well as cause the car to overheat. It is possible to drive your vehicle without a water pump, but it is not recommended.
Can I replace a water pump myself?
The location of the water pump in relation to the engine varies by application, and whether you can replace it yourself depends on your level of experience; however, a person who is good at figuring things out can usually replace a water pump on the front of the engine without any mechanical experience.
Will Stop Leak fix a water pump?
The liquid stop-leak product poured into the radiator will flow to the water pump seal and possibly seal or slow the leak; however, stop-leak products are only a temporary fix.
How many hours does it take to replace a water pump?
Depending on how difficult it is to reach the water pump, any additional parts that need to be removed, and whether the car uses a timing belt or timing chain, expect to pay $200-$450 for labor. The job takes about three and a half to four hours to complete.
What causes electric water pump failure?
Using the incorrect coolant Just like with standard water pumps, using over-the-counter coolant when a coolant with specific properties is required can lead to premature failure of electric water pumps, as can mixing coolants with different chemical components or using contaminated coolant.
How do you get rid of an airlock in a water pump?
To blast the air lock out of position, simply open both taps (the main tap and the air locked tap) and allow the pressure of the mains water to force the air back out of the locked tap. Allow this to run for several minutes before turning off the air locked tap.
What noise does a bad water pump make?
A whining or groaning noise usually indicates a loose drive belt or a bad water pump pulley. It may surprise your customer that a pulley can fail, but it does happen on occasion. Pulleys can fail due to rust, which causes cracking between their bolt holes.
How do you troubleshoot a water pump?
Troubleshooting a Water Well Pump
- Record the pump’s start pressure.
- TURN OFF THE POWER.
- Drain water from the tank by opening the valve or faucet and leaving it open.
- Check air pressure with a tire gauge. Air pressure should be 2 lbs.
- If start pressure is unknown, add air to 25 lbs.
- If tank will not hold air u2013 CALL FOR SERVICE.