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Coolant dripping - any quick fixes?

evBenji

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Got a coolant leak from the water pump, behind the wheel

Mechanic says $175, before I can get the cash is there any quick fix I could do, say like a patch job lol
 

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Yes buy he pump and do the install yourself.
 

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installing a water pump is easy as, do it.
 

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By the time you finish piss farting around you could have done the pump properly.


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Do this ^
Bahahar yes all true, but it involves advanced tasks yeah?

Take off belt, dunno how, take off a heap of wheels, maybe not too hard, but then id hav to drain the coolant yeah, then probably hav to depressurize something the twinkle some control unit the whatever whatever

Dismatling things off the block is advanced mechanics, u blokes are all wizards dont pick on the students, my dear great & masterful genius's
 

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Sorry we didn't realise you were a gen Y and can't pick up a spanner or read a repair manual (not taking the piss). Probably best to park the car and catch the bus while you save up for professional assistance.
 

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Bahahar yeah its all over youtube and google how to do it, and yeah I could do it,

BUT, I gotta buy $50 sealant plus $30 coolant, all of which the mechanic already has, the pump is at least 100

Mechanic price 175, my price at least 180

Regards.
 

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BUT, I gotta buy $50 sealant plus $30 coolant, all of which the mechanic already has, the pump is at least 100
Is that sealant made of gold particles or something?
 

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Correct sealant is prolly closer to $20 and if you shop around for a pump, $70ish, throw in concentrated coolant, $20 and I think you be way in front and learnt how easy some things are to do with basic tools.
Each to their own.
 
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