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Our expert insights into Mini water pump replacement

Our expert insights into Mini water pump replacement

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 Mini in water pump replacement. 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 Mini in water pump replacement. 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?

Daniel
Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does water pump replacement cost for Mini?

How much does water pump replacement cost for Mini?

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A typical water pump replacement in the UK costs around £250.00 - £272.50. Depending on your Mini model and engine, and whether you live in a big city or a small one, 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 the UK in order to give you an idea of how much the water pump replacement should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
average price
exclusive priceInstant savings

Mini Cooper Camden D

1.6 litres

£310.70 £260.0016%

Mini Countryman Cooper D

1.6 litres

£318.55 £272.5014%

Mini Countryman

2 litres

£299.25 £250.0016%

Mini Cooper S

1.6 litres

£295.04 £255.0014%

Mini Clubman Cooper

1.5 litres

£294.67 £252.5014%

Mini Countryman One

1.6 litres

£297.41 £257.5013%

Mini Cooper Auto

1.5 litres

£301.86 £260.0014%

Mini Countryman Cooper Sd

2 litres

£329.13 £270.0018%

Mini Cooper

1.6 litres

£309.76 £267.5014%

Mini Cabriolet

1.6 litres

£300.25 £257.5014%

Mini Clubman Cooper

1.5 litres

£294.67 £252.5014%

Mini Cooper S

1.6 litres

£295.04 £255.0014%

Mini Countryman

2 litres

£299.25 £250.0016%

Mini Cooper

1.6 litres

£309.76 £267.5014%

Mini Countryman One

1.6 litres

£297.41 £257.5013%

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

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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 Mini water pump replacement?

Want to learn more about Mini water pump replacement?

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.

Mini

Mini is a British automotive marque that has been owned by the German multinational vehicle manufacturer BMW since 2000.

The Mini brand was originally introduced in 1969 when the vehicle model became a marque in its own right, breaking away from the Austin and Morris brands under the British Leyland umbrella.

How popular is Mini in the United Kingdom?

The Mini Hatch was the 7th best selling car of 2018 in the UK. Mini is a consistent favourite among buyers with a leaning for British cultural icons and retro styling.

There are around 750k Mini cars on the roads, showing that the brand is still as popular as ever due to their compact sizing, attractive styling and its reputation as a classy and classic small car.

Mini: a premium product of British motoring

With its unique and unmistakable styling, Mini is firmly placed as a premium product. Its ownership by BMW has added advantages in production, by being able to lean on the executive luxury German marque for many of the advanced technological systems and specialist industry knowledge used in their manufacture.

A piece of British culture and a Hollywood star

Enhancing its popularity as a household name, the original British Mini became a star of the silver screen when it appeared predominantly in the gold-heist movie ‘The Italian Job’ in 1969, starring Michael Caine and Noel Coward. With a remake hitting the screens in 2003, the new Mini was called on to star once again, and a selection of Mini hatch models continued the tradition by featuring in the film.

Mini: a new competitor to the most popular 3-door hatchbacks

Despite its small footprint, the Mini hatch is providing real competition to the Audi A1 and VW Polo due to its premium quality build. And with the weight of BMW behind them, it’s easy to see why.

Mini’s reliability and reputation

Mini ranked 22nd out of 30 car brands in the What Car? Reliability Survey in 2018. That might not look so great at first glance, but bigger brand names fell further down the list. Mercedes, Jaguar, Jeep and Land Rover all featured in the lowest 5 places.

Recent Mini recalls and reliability issues

Various recalls have been made on Mini models throughout their motoring history. The following are a list of the most recent in the UK and Europe.

29/09/2019 – Mini Countryman (2016–2018)

A crash guard is lacking for the high-pressure fuel pump in the engine compartment.

13/07/2018 – Mini Countryman (2018)

The bearings on the front axle could break.

20/01/2017 – Mini (2016)

The side, head and knee protection airbags of the front passenger seat may not work.

05/12/2014 – Mini (2014)

There is a fault affecting the adjustment mechanism (recliner) of the front seat backrests.

31/10/2014 – Mini (2013–2014)

The flange nut on the mounting plate of the emergency spare wheel may become loose gradually.

All recall information sourced from gov.co.uk data.

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