Auxiliary Water pumps are designed to move coolant through a vehicles heater core. They are not found on every car. They were first introduced in 1990s luxury and diesel vehicles. The auxiliary water pump does not run all the time. It is only on when certain conditions are met, such as engine RPM, vehicle speed, or temperature selected on the vehicles climate control system.
Failure typically occurs because of age and wear of the electric motor inside the auxiliary water pump. When this happens you will typically experience
- Reduced heat at low engine speed or idle
- The failure of the auxiliary water pump will not cause overheating.
How much will it cost?
The typical cost for the testing and replacement is between $80-$730 for parts and labor.
The cost depends on your specific make, model and year. The cost depends on your specific make, model and year. This price range is averaged across all passenger vehicles. The actual cost depends on your specific make, model and year. Depending on your specific vehicle, this cost may be lower or higher. This cost estimate is for the specific repair listed and doesn’t include additional, related items that may require repair.
Here is what is included:
- Inspection of the auxiliary water pump
- replacement if necessary
- Inspection of related components.
The Fixitfor.us difference:
Most common vehicle repair services can be preformed at your location. This saves you time. No need to arrange drop-offs or pick ups. No sitting in a waiting room. Just continue with your day, while our experts handle your repair. Our Mechanics are all certified. Our business is a registered repair facility in Michigan. We are fully insured and back our service with our warranty.
What we require
- A safe place to work on your vehicle
- Authorization from a property owner or management.
- We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.
- We do not preform repairs in unsafe location or on unstable surfaces
- We do not preform repairs during serve weather
Book your appointment
Ready to set up your appointment? The whole process can be completed online. Simply choose a day and time that works for you. Let us know what service you need or what your car issues are. You will be contacted with an estimate and the ability to confirm your appoint. We will even send you a reminder. If you aren’t sure when you will want service performed, you can get an estimate without choosing a time.