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Its my sisters car in another county and she said the car has been losing power for a couple days, so she took it to a dealer and they told her its a water pump gone bad. does that sound wright

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Don't see how a water pump has anything to
do with losing power

The water pump could be bad, and there never
was any clear understanding of the drivability
issues.

Most people don't know what to tell a repair
shop, and the shops have a bad habit of not
spending time asking enough questions

They almost never road test a vehicle with the
owner present

In the past, I would never accept a vehicle, without
a road test, where the owner drove & we spent 20 min
or more gathering past vehicle history

Posted on Apr 05, 2011

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