Problem Description and Possible Solution
A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.
Problem DataRepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 171,800 (171,800–171,800)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder
5 people reported this problem
I just had to have my head gasket replaced because of a bad water pump - well, in combination with other parts that needed replacing like - thermastat, fan & timing belt.