The water pump is the core of a vehicle’s engine. This circulates the coolant from the engine to the radiator to prevent the vehicle from overheating. Constantly moving as the vehicle is running, a water pump is crucial to an engine and once it malfunctions, it creates the most common problem vehicle owners dread: overheating.
An internal damage in the vehicle is a big issue that needs to be acknowledged as soon as possible. In the case of a water pump, don’t wait another day to have it repair or replaced. Delaying your engine’s issues will cause you to end up spending hundreds of dollars and constant trips to a repair shop.
The first thing you need to know about water pumps is that they do experience wear and tear over time. Additionally, the blades erode or the shaft seal starts to break. Just like any other product, water pumps need to be replaced so it can function as an effective protector of the engine from overheat. Corrosion is the enemy of a water pump and here at Nola Automotive Repairs New Orleans, we provide the best solutions and services in water pump replacement.
At times, there is no way that water pumps can be repaired. Depending on their state, some are beyond saving and have to be replaced altogether. Eroded, loose, or leaking water pumps indicate that they can’t provide circulation between the engine and radiation anymore. This also means more damages to other parts of the engine. Vehicle maintenance must include checking your water pump constantly so you can keep track of its performance or there is a need to repair it.
Water Replacement Procedures
Our experienced mechanics at Nola Automotive Repairs will not only replace your water pump, but the belt attached to it as well. This is to ensure that the overall system is in perfect order once they are installed in your engine. We will check the cooling system as well during the replacement process. A step-by-step procedure will be done to your engine, from removing the damaged water pump to replace it with a new one. To make sure that the new water pump is installed properly, we will pressure test the cooling system for leaks. This standard procedure is crucial to our work philosophy—performance and quality service are essential that we always implement in our company.
Taking Care of Your Engine’s Water Pump
Prevention is better than the cure so keep in mind to check your water pump if it needs to be replaced. Keep on the lookout for irregularities in your vehicle such as water puddles under your car. This occurrence usually indicates a damaged water pump. Check also for your pump’s gasket–if there are streams of water coming out of it, it’s time to have your pump replaced.
If all else fails, we are always ready to lend a helping hand to make your vehicle as good as new again. Trust Nola Automotive Repairs New Orleans with your vehicle repair or replacement.