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Our expert insights into water pump replacement in Southampton

Our expert insights into water pump replacement in Southampton

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 Southampton. 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 Southampton. 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 in Southampton?

How much does water pump replacement cost in Southampton?

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A typical water pump replacement in Southampton costs around £250.00 - £428.00. 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 Southampton in order to give you an idea of how much the water pump replacement should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
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Honda Accord Vtec S

1.8 litres

£313.10 £252.5019%

Mitsubishi Grandis Warrior Di

2 litres

£510.18 £428.0016%

Mini Countryman

2 litres

£299.25 £250.0016%

Smart Forfour Coolstyle

1.1 litres

£327.54 £265.0019%

Jaguar Xf Luxury D

2.2 litres

£292.50 £250.0015%

Suzuki Ah110 Address

110 litres

£483.00 £420.0013%

Ford C Max Titanium

1.5 litres

£326.97 £270.0017%

Lexus Is200 Se Auto

2 litres

£326.55 £262.5020%

Jaguar Xf Luxury D

2.2 litres

£292.50 £250.0015%

Honda Accord Vtec S

1.8 litres

£313.10 £252.5019%

Ford C Max Titanium

1.5 litres

£326.97 £270.0017%

Mini Countryman

2 litres

£299.25 £250.0016%

Lexus Is200 Se Auto

2 litres

£326.55 £262.5020%

* 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 water pump replacement in Southampton?

    Want to learn more about water pump replacement in Southampton?

    Southampton

    Southampton is 70 miles south-west of London and 15 miles north-west of Portsmouth. It is the largest city in Hampshire and also in the south-east of England, with an estimated population of 250,000.

    Boasting many medieval heritage buildings, Southampton hosts some of the longest surviving stretches of medieval walls in England.

    It’s also home to a multitude of museums, including the Tudor House and Southampton Maritime museums. The SeaCity Museum is located in the west wing of the Civic Centre and focuses on the city’s trading history and the famous ocean-going passenger liner, The Titanic.

    The Guildhall (currently branded The O2 Guildhall) has played host to a mass of musical talent in its time: Pink Floyd, David Bowie, The Killers, Amy Winehouse and Lostprophets have all played here, as well as the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Southampton Philharmonic Choir.

    The most popular cars in Southampton

    One of the major players in the growth of the SUV market, the Nissan Qashqai is estimated to be the most popular car in Southampton, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

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

    Vehicle numbers in Southampton

    There are approximately 175,000 licensed vehicles in the Southampton area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, Vauxhall Corsa and the VW Polo.

    Fixter garages in Southampton

    There are a total of 14 Fixter garages in the Southampton 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 Southampton area:

    • S01: Bargate, Millbrook & Freemantle, Southampton
    • SO14: Bevois & Bitterne Park, Southampton
    • SO15: Freemantle, Shirley & Redbridge, Southampton
    • SO16: Swaythling & Bassett, Southampton
    • SO17: Portswood, Southampton
    • SO18: Bitterne Park, Southampton

    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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