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Garage in Lincoln , 12 years of experience

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Garage in Sheffield , 30 years of experience

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Garage in Preston, 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about car water pump replacement & repairs

Read our answers to questions about car water pump replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Water Pump do?

The water pump is situated in the engine bay and pumps the engine coolant around the cooling system, ensuring fresh coolant is circulated through the engine at all times. The water pump is usually driven off the engine's serpentine belt (or drive belt).

What does a water pump replacement involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the water pump and the cooling system.
  • Mechanic will subject the cooling system to a pressure test which should reveal any leaks.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the water pump.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will inspect the system again, test drive the car and check for any leaks.
  • Mechanic will make any adjustments if necessary.

Can I replace a water pump myself?

Unless you are a qualified mechanic with the required skills, training and equipment to do the job, we strongly recommend a car water pump replacement is only carried out by a professional mechanic. ClickMechanic can help get you a vetted and local mechanic to carry out the work. Just enter your postcode and your car's registration number at the top of this page and select the work needed to get an instant fixed price up front.

What are the symptoms of a faulty water pump?

  • When there are patches of fluid visible under the car (near the engine).
  • When fluid has leaked in the engine bay around the water pump.
  • When the car will not start.
  • When the engine temperature is higher than normal (engine overheats).
  • When the 'Engine Temperature' warning light is on.

How long does it take to replace a water pump?

On average, car water pump replacement times can range from 1 hour to 4 hours with an average of 1.75 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How often should a water pump need replacing?

Should you experience problems with the pump like those listed earlier, then it is advisable to have the water pump inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced. Seeing that the water pump is a component that is especially prone to wear it should always be serviced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

Can I drive with a bad water pump?

If you suspect there is any issue with your water pump or there are concerns about its age or condition, book an inspection with a professional mechanic immediate effect and do not drive the vehicle. Driving with a faulty water pump can lead to the engine overheating and lead further complications on your vehicle and potentially engine damage.

How much does it cost to fix a car's water pump?

If the water pump is broken usually a water pump replacement is required. Cost for a water pump replacement will depend on a number of factors but on average costs £200.

Can a bad water pump pulley rattle?

A water pump pulley can make a noise if it is bad. If you're unsure whether the pulley is making the noise it is advisable to get a mechanic to check. They can advise on next steps.

How long will the water pump last?

A water pump can last anywhere from 60,000 to 100,000 miles, depending on your usage it's best to have it checked periodically and replaced as needed.

Is a faulty water pump an MOT failure?

A faulty water pump in itself should not cause an MOT failure as it is not checked as part of the MOT. However, if the water pump is leaking this could become a reason for an MOT failure.

How much does it cost to replace a water pump?

A water pump replacement generally costs between £115 and £375 with an average price of £200. Ultimately, the cost of replacing the water pump depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your water pump replaced by ClickMechanic by selecting your car at the top of this page!

Check out the ClickMechanic price for a car water pump replacement. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price. These estimates may include Timing belt kit, Water pump, Engine coolant/antifreeze, Water pump pulley and/or Electric water pump.

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a car water pump replacement, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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