help on 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL

hi i just bought my car and they told me that it needed a new water pump if my car make a real loud squick sound when i push down the peedle what does that mean

by in North Hollywood, CA on February 27, 2010
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1 answer
ANSWER by , February 27, 2010
You could very well have a bad bearing in the water pump. If you ever have questions about a suggested repair, have the mechanic show you the problem and have them explain why they are suggesting the repair. I do it all the time and the customers go away with a much better understanding of what the part is and why it needs to be replaced.