Is this a tensioner pulley or just part of the water pump and can I just replace pulley or do I need a pump? Can a bad surpentine belt cause the noise. The more RPMS. the louder and faster it gets.How long will pump last if it is bearings going out in pump?
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1998 Mercury Sable Question: pinging sound coming from the pulley mounted to water pump.
sounds like the water pump bearing is going out. water pump may need replacing
ReplyRyedoc, May 16, 2013, 16:36Rookie
THANKS GREGS AUTO, I WAS THINKING THAT,, JUST NEEDED SECOND OPINION SO NOW I CAN GET BUSY AND DO IT. Its got 260,000 miles on what I know is the original pump and pully.Still runs strong though :AGAIN THANKS KINDLY FOR ALL YOUR HELP WITH SEVERAL OF MY POSTS:: RYEDOC. PRINCETON MN. One more question, If replacing pump should I replace serpintine belt @ same time?
Replykendall 1, January 01, 2015, 14:11Rookie
If u think u will have to do it soon.also thermostat and also use dealer parts only on the water pump and thermostat
Answer #2kendall 1 January 01, 2015, 14:05Rookie
the bearing on your water pump is bad. something on the pulley system is going bad try to make sure its the water pump and replace.parts of water pump