This comes with a gasket, but it's cork gasket which I didn't like. Look at the top of the radiator pressure cap and remember the number imprinted. Gears are machined to close tolerances to ensure proper pressure and correct, efficient pump operation. If you have noticed little drops of coolant under the front of your vehicle then inspect the bottom of the water pump to see if it is dripping out of the indicator hole. This happened in Altavista Va , if anyone would be interested. Submitted 2014-12-17 By nick From Altavista va returned bad gasket, that was broken. And how hard is this job? If your water pump is the problem, then this part is for you.
This comes with a gasket, but it's cork gasket which I didn't like. Joe J and N said it best. We here at Auto Parts Warehouse want to make sure you're happy with your car part purchases. Over time, the water pump gasket, impeller, or bearing in the water pump may fail, causing coolant leaks, engine overheating, or steam coming from under the hood. Replaces and restores engine cooling power components.
Replace your broken or leaking water pump now with this great fitting replacement part. Water Pump and Fan Clutch share the same shaft. Maximum cooling for street and racing engines. If the water pump fails, the engine will overheat causing it to shut down. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Water Pump product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence.
This was an exact fit and looks the same as original one. Advance Auto Parts has 23 different Water Pump for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. Impeller is larger than others for maximum pressure. If you notice these symptoms, watch the temperature gauge to ensure the truck does not overheat. Replaces and restores engine cooling power components. Year Make Model Description 2004-2005 Buick Rainier Buick Rainier Engine Water Pump V8 5.
Observe the pressure to see if it drops. Every Melling water pump is individually tested for pressure and flow under conditions designed to duplicate actual engine operating conditions. Let us know how you did! The original part had steel gasket. In the early days of the automotive performance industry, you either ran what was available, or you fabricated something you thought met your needs. This water pump is a new replacement part that has the following specifications. This happened in Altavista Va , if anyone would be interested.
Replacing your old and worn-out Water Pump definitely makes easier when repairing your cooling system. Matched set for this vehicles application. Bottom Line not recommended returned bad gasket, that was broken. Before it fails, you may also notice squeaking from the water pump pulley. If a water pump fails it will cause engine overheating, and possibly further engine damage. Bearings, gaskets, seals, impeller, hub and housing are all designed for long-lasting service life.
Water Pump and Fan Clutch share the same shaft. Water Pump, Fan Clutch, Gaskets and Hardware included. Water Pump, Fan Clutch, Gaskets and Hardware included. Just take your time and pick up a manual at Kragen, Chucks, etc. All Melling water pumps use the latest technology to provide the highest level of quality and performance. I worked in auto parts for 20 years, and we never charged anyone for a defective part, the entire time that i worked in parts.
The first sign of a faulty water pump is coolant gathering under the engine when the truck has been sitting overnight. I guess that is the new way to bring customers back, to keep them happy. The smell of coolant also will dominate the interior of the truck when operating. . You will most likely want to rent a tool to remove the fan or ask someone if they know a trick someone told me it can be done if you do not remove the belt until after you've loosened the fan. So, just get the new gasket from the dealer, and it will be all good.