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A mechanic told me I need a water pump. But, when I drove the car, it did not overheat, nothing sprayed, and when I stopped, nothing was dripping. How can I tell if it really does need a water pump?

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  • its420_us Aug 31, 2010

    Did you look inside the radiator (when the vehicle is cool) to see if there was coolant in it? Nothing will spray or leak if there's nothing there; it won't necessarily overheat if you're not driving long distances.

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WATER PUMP GOES BAD WEEP HOLE LEAKS AND WATER PUMP WILL MAKE ROARING NOISE OR WHINING NOISE IF THE SHAFT BEARING GETTING READY TO LOCK UP.BELT WILL SQUILL SMOKE.

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Testimonial: "Checked fluids, looked for smoke and drips. Drove about 100 miles. Water pump may be ok.Needs trans. checked. Transmission sealed. Needs professional."

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