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.
How it works
Request a service:
Get a quote online or set-up a time to have your vehicle looked at.
Choose your service time:
Pick time slots that work for you, easily, online. We will confirm appointments and send reminders.
Get your vehicle repaired:
No waiting at the shop. Our mechanics bring everything that is needed to you. All you have to do is provided a safe area for the work to be performed.
What what need from you
A safe place to work on your vehicle:
No working on the side of busy roads, No working on unstable or steep surfaces. We do not perform repairs during severe weather.
Authorization from a property owner or management.
If you rent please ensure work can be performed where your vehicle is. If your repair work is being done in a parking lot or at your place of employment, please ensure you have permission to have work performed. We do not do repairs in areas restricted by law.