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I was driving and the water pressure gage dropped to zero and could no longer accelerate. The engine lost all power. The engine now turn on but it knocks, and someone told me that it might be the internal water pump. I replaced all coils and spark plugs and still have the same situation. Do I repair or buy a new engine?

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If all you need is the water pump then this is not a major repair.
if you ran hot and cooked engine and it is knocking you are sometimes better getting a reman vs rebuild as you get a good warranty. jasper engines has a 3yr 75k mile warranty

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Hi dw,

Excellent descriptions on both the problem and the solution.

Have you considered joining this site as an Expert? I think you'd enjoy the experience.

Regards
Mike258

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