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Our expert insights into water pump replacement in Bristol

Our expert insights into water pump replacement in Bristol

What does a water pump do?

Your car’s water pump is located in the engine bay and is usually powered from the engine drive belt. It is responsible for circulating the engine coolant around the cooling system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning water pump

If there are patches or puddles of fluid on the floor beneath your engine, it could be a leaking water pump. It is imperative that your water pump operates correctly, as failure to pump coolant through your engine can cause engine overheating.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your water pump replacement in Bristol. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your water pump?

Our fully qualified mechanics will inspect the water pump and cooling system, including a possible pressure test to detect any leaks, and your water pump will be replaced wherever required.

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What does a water pump do?

Your car’s water pump is located in the engine bay and is usually powered from the engine drive belt. It is responsible for circulating the engine coolant around the cooling system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning water pump

If there are patches or puddles of fluid on the floor beneath your engine, it could be a leaking water pump. It is imperative that your water pump operates correctly, as failure to pump coolant through your engine can cause engine overheating.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your water pump replacement in Bristol. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your water pump?

Our fully qualified mechanics will inspect the water pump and cooling system, including a possible pressure test to detect any leaks, and your water pump will be replaced wherever required.

Learn moreLearn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should a water pump need replacing?

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Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does water pump replacement cost in Bristol?

How much does water pump replacement cost in Bristol?

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A typical water pump replacement in Bristol costs around £250.00 - £440.00. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a water pump replacement on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Bristol in order to give you an idea of how much the water pump replacement should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
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Mercedes 250

2.5 litres

£521.40 £440.0016%

Honda Accord Vtec S

1.8 litres

£313.10 £252.5019%

Lexus Is200 Se Auto

2 litres

£326.55 £262.5020%

Renault Clio Authentique

1.2 litres

£312.86 £257.5018%

Skoda Fabia 3 105

1.6 litres

£314.16 £255.0019%

Smart Forfour Coolstyle

1.1 litres

£327.54 £265.0019%

Honda Civic Vtec Se

1.6 litres

£311.31 £270.0013%

Ford C Max Titanium

1.6 litres

£314.36 £252.5020%

Ford C Max Titanium

1.5 litres

£326.97 £270.0017%

Jaguar Xf Luxury D

2.2 litres

£292.50 £250.0015%

Skoda Fabia 3 105

1.6 litres

£314.16 £255.0019%

Ford C Max Titanium

1.6 litres

£314.36 £252.5020%

Honda Accord Vtec S

1.8 litres

£313.10 £252.5019%

Honda Civic Vtec Se

1.6 litres

£311.31 £270.0013%

Ford C Max Titanium

1.5 litres

£326.97 £270.0017%

* The cost of your water pump replacement depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

Our trusted and certified garages in Bristol

CABOT MOTORS

Bristol, UK
stars-5
17 reviews
We are located in Bristol, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

Panalex Garage Services

Bristol, UK
stars-4.5
24 reviews
Panalex Garage Services is located in Bristol, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

MPS SERVICES

Bristol, UK
stars-5
29 reviews
MPS SERVICES is located in Bristol, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

PEARCE BROS

Bristol, UK
stars-5
12 reviews
We are located in Bristol, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

GR AUTO SERVICES

YATE, UK
stars-4
15 reviews
We are located in YATE, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

County Motor Services Ltd

Newport, UK
stars-4.5
16 reviews
County Motor Services Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Newport, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about water pump replacement in Bristol?

Want to learn more about water pump replacement in Bristol?

Bristol

Bristol is both a city and a county in South West England, with an estimated population of 460,000.

Bristol’s modern economy is built on creative media, electronics and aerospace industries. The city-centre docks have been redeveloped as centres of heritage and culture.

It is also one of Britain’s most popular tourist destinations, due to its wealth of arts and culture, and the opening of the £500million shopping centre, Cabot Circus, in 2008. Bristol’s thriving art scene hosts the Bristol Old Vic—an offshoot of The Old Vic in London—that occupies the Theatre Royal on King Street.

It is also a popular belief that the unidentified graffiti artist Banksy is from Bristol, with many of his artworks appearing around the city.

The most popular cars in Bristol

Given their all-rounder versatility and crossover social status, it’s no great surprise to hear that the VW Golf is estimated to be the most popular car in Bristol, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Mercedes A-Class, Nissan Qashqai, Ford Fiesta and the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Vehicle numbers in Bristol

There are approximately 322,000 licensed vehicles in the Bristol area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, Vauxhall Corsa and the Mini.

Fixter garages in Bristol

There are a total of 9 Fixter garages in the Bristol area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Bristol area:

  • BS1: City Centre, Bristol
  • BS2: Kingsdown & St Paul’s, Bristol
  • BS3: Bedminster, Southville & Bower Ashton, Bristol
  • BS4: Brislington, Knowle & St Anne’s, Bristol
  • BS5: Easton, St George, Redfield & Whitehall, Bristol
  • BS6: Cotham, Redland, Montpelier & Westbury Park, Bristol

What does a water pump do?

Your car’s water pump is responsible for circulating the engine coolant around the cooling system. It is located in the engine bay and is usually powered from the engine drive belt.

How often should a water pump need replacing?

Due to the importance of their operation, water pumps are often replaced before they fail. It is recommended that a water pump be replaced between 60k and 90k miles of operation. It is also advisable that the timing belt, idler pulleys, and tensioner be replaced at the same time.

The law, vehicle regulations and your MOT

An obviously leaking water pump will fail an MOT. A very slight drip or suspected leak may cause an advisory measure, which given the impact a leaking water pump can have on the engine, it should be checked and replaced straight away.

What happens when we replace your water pump?

  • Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will inspect the water pump and cooling system, including a possible pressure test to detect any leaks.

  • Wherever required your water pump will be replaced and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.

  • You will also be advised of any other affected parts that may need to be replaced for the best operation and health of your vehicle.

  • Once the faulty water pump has been replaced, our mechanics will test it thoroughly to ensure its correct operation and make any adjustments required for trouble-free performance.

What causes a water pump to stop working correctly?

A water pump and its components can wear out over time. This may result in leaking or a reduced pumping capacity. It is imperative that your water pump operates correctly, as failure to pump coolant through your engine can cause engine overheating and irreparable damage to your engine.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning water pump

Fluid underneath the engine

If there are patches or puddles of fluid on the floor beneath your engine, it could be a leaking water pump.

Fluid in the engine bay

If you spot fluid leaking around the water pump in the engine bay, then your water pump may be damaged.

The car won’t start

If your car doesn’t start, it could be due to failed water pump operation.

The engine temperature is high

If the temperature gauge reads higher than normal or your engine is overheating, it could be caused by a malfunctioning water pump.

The engine temperature warning light is illuminated

Any dashboard warning light is an indicator that a sensor has detected an incorrect operation. An engine temperature warning could be related to your water pump.

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