How to change your water Pump

by Andrew Automoto2. January 2014 09:34
Water pumps are driven by the timing belt, or an accessory drive belt that spins a pulley outside of the pump. On different makes and models of cars, the belts can last anywhere between 60,000 to 120,000 kilometres, so you can expect your water pump to last about that long, too.Most vehicles have their water pump behind the timing belts and pulleys in the centre of the engine. The easiest and most obvious way to recognise the water pump will be the hoses coming from it., so one of the easiest things to do, if you’re going to go to all the effort of changing your Timing belt is to change your water pump at the same time. This cuts down cost, and if you’re doing it yourself precious time. [More]