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We spent 1400.00 22 months ago to have a water pump replaced now we're told there is a leak around the seal. How long should a water pump last with less than averge miles put on it?

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At least as long as the first one. I have replaced pumps that lasted 15 years. You can tell by the gasket if it is original or not. But $1400 for a pump. I would call around and find another shop.

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