Car & Van Water Pump / Coolant Pump Replacement in Whitburn

We've 1 garage(s) covering the Whitburn area.

Your water pump or coolant pump is part of the cooling system for your engine, and as such performs a really important function. If you drive with a faulty or failing coolant pump, your engine is in real danger of overheating, which can lead to catastrophic damage and even a seized engine. Water pumps are expected to wear out, and not to last for the whole life of the engine. Water pump replacement is usually linked with a cambelt or timing belt replacement, under the standard maintenance routine for your vehicle. However, if you find that your pump is causing problems before it is due for replacement, or you have missed the vital service interval that would have seen it replaced, you need to call on expert help without delay. Your local AutoMend approved mechanics are ideally placed to offer you help with coolant pump problems, and they are easily accessible from Whitburn.

The AutoMend network of garages and mobile mechanics has the skills and equipment to fix or replace the coolant pump on your car or van, and there will be someone within easy reach who can help you. Our mechanics handle all makes and models of vehicle, and can carry out a huge range of repairs and maintenance tasks to keep your car roadworthy and operating at peak performance. Our network covers all areas of the UK, not just the Whitburn region, and as well as water or coolant pump replacements, they offer mobile services plus breakdown and recovery if you’re stranded at the roadside. We insist that all our mechanics are skilled professionals, holding a range of industry approvals, so that we can be sure every customer gets the same high quality of service. We also insist that before signing up, they make a commitment to offer the best possible prices to ensure you get the best possible deal when you call on them for help.

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Your coolant pump or water pump is the mechanical device that pumps the liquid coolant around the engine’s cooling system. It operates at high speed the whole time your engine is running, and as such is expected to wear out within a certain number of miles. The lifetime of a coolant pump varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, but often falls between 60,000 and 120,000 miles. In order to prevent failure while the vehicle is out on the road, the manufacturer will schedule in a water pump replacement as part of one of the major services, well before the expected failure point.

In fact, the water pump is closely allied to the engine’s cambelt or timing belt, which is another component that needs to be changed before it wears out. They both last for roughly the same number of miles in normal use, and the same part of the engine needs to be opened up to access them both. It therefore makes perfect sense to replace them both at the same time, and the service schedule for your vehicle will reflect this approach.
The coolant pump and the cambelt will both be scheduled for replacement on one of the major, and therefore more expensive, services. This is not a money–making scheme by either the parts manufacturer or the garage – labour costs are usually the largest part of any garage bill, so in terms of cost–effectiveness, opening up the engine once is better than doing the two jobs separately. In addition, the driver will have the vehicle off the road for less time with a combined replacement than with two separate jobs. It is certainly better to get parts replaced during a routine service than to wait for one or the other to fail, and then have to complete a more major repair.

Your water pump is such a critical part of your engine, it really does make sense to get it replaced before it fails. Ask your local AutoMend approved garage based within the Whitburn area for a quote for a coolant pump replacement – they guarantee to offer the best prices in the area.


Whatever problems you are having with your vehicle’s cooling system, you need to get it looked at fast, and you don’t want to spend precious time scouring the internet for a good deal. We have all the information you need to find a mechanic near you who is able to repair or replace your water pump at a realistic price. All we need are a few bits of information and we can get the process started:

  • Tell us the type of vehicle – choose yours from our list.
  • Pick the service you are looking for.
  • Type in your post code, and choose your location.
  • Up will come a list of garages and mobile mechanics that are within reach of Whitburn who are able to repair or replace your water pump, along with details on how to contact them. Either call the mechanics to discuss your requirements, or ask for a free no–obligation online quote for the work.

The purpose of the AutoMend network is to give motorists easy access to the local garages and mobile mechanics who are offering the best car and van repair and maintenance deals near you. Try us today – we always aim to please.