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Old 03-21-2004, 03:00 PM   #1
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What are the signs of a failing water pump?

For some reason I have noticed a puddle of water underneath the car near the driver side front end, just behind the bumper.

I don't know what the source is, but I was curious as to the symptoms of a failing water pump.
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If it'* coming out the weep hole(*) in the WP, you're on borrowed time. It'* an early indication of impending failure.
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I guess I better locate it first...

NO idea where the damn thing is
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You haven't been running your AC up there have you? hehe
I know T.O. is a bit warmer then NS, but really Jim....

Seriously... shitty to hear that it might be something wrong w/ her.
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My AC runs automatically with the defroster system so its been operating during the cold weather yes.

Interestingly enough, I found this

http://www.automotivehelper.com/cat364/
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Well, apparently the water pump is located underneath the air intake box of course its so damn tight in there everything is under something

$94.50 for the water pump
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$94.50 for the water pump
That kinda sucks. I paid $20 and change for a new water pump for my STE. I guess $94.50 really isn't too horrible, but I wouldn't think there is any reason for it to cost almost 5 times what mine did...it can't be THAT different!

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I know, and that was for a Reman re-furbished unit.

I am going to wait a few days and watch the leaks.....
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Find your A/C condenser , and look at her after a ride.
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Water pump under the airbox? Is it the washer fluid pump, or do you have an electric coolant pump?
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