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Tag: water pump

27
Mar

Mazda 3 water pump

Today we had a 2004 Mazda 3 water pump to replace. The owners noticed a strange noise and a coolant leaking from the engine. We attended her workplace in Mudgeeraba and the problem was quickly diagnosed. The water pump internal bearing had failed. This was due to normal wear, not unexpected with the age of the car. This Mazda 3

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15
Mar

Timing Belt replacement

The timing belt replacement is a preventative maintenance item that is very important. Intervals recommended to replace the belt varies for each different vehicle. For a lot of vehicle its at the 100 000km mark. This belt plays an integral part in the running of your engine. Its role is to turn the cam shaft, which opens the valves. The

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29
Jun

Water pump leaking

Today I had a VY Commodore in Elanora with the compliant of leaking coolant. A quick pressure test of the cooling system showed the leak. The water pump was leaking coolant out of the weep hole. This means the shaft seal is leaking coolant and its time for a new water pump. On this vehicle its a very straight forward

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