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The use of regular water creates sediments and bad function of the water pump bearing.

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Can the bad alternator cause the water pump to good bad?

The alternator is belt driven and so is the water pump but that is where the correlation ends. There is no way a bad alternator could cause a water pump to go bad unless the alternator pulley was warped. Then there is a small chance.

When the water pump goes out of a Toyota Camry does the Timing Belt automatically go bad or can the timing belt cause the water pump to go out?

the timing belt can cause a water pump to go bad if the belt is on too tight, because that will put stress on the bearings making it wear out rather quickly.

What could cause water pump to go bad?

Normal wear on the bearings inside.

Would a bad fuel pump cause a relay to go bad?


Woul your car leak anti-freeze if your water pump is bad?

yes and no, if the water pump seals are bad antifreeze will leak from the weep hole on the water pump, but it is possible for the pump to go bad and not leak at all.

Can driving with a broken thermostat on your car eventually make your water pump go bad?

Probably not in the context you had in mind. If the thermostat is constantly open, however, it can cause the water pump to run excessively or even continuously, and that'll cause the pump to wear out faster.

What happens when water pump go bad?

it get rusted

Does the timing belt go out when the water pump goes out?

Usually it does not, but if the water pump is leaking some fluid can be on the water pump pulley which might cause the timing belt to slip.If it happens you are facing a very serious engine repair in couple thousand dollars. Also a bad water pump can cause overheating which can damage the engine too.

Can a water pump go bad without leaking?

Yes. A pump does not have to leak to break down

How can you tell if your water pump go bad?

I presume you mean car water pump? If the water pump is faulty the car will over heat and the temperature gauge will go up. Make sure that there is enough coolant in the radiator, the radiator or the hose pipe is not leaking and the radiator cap is not faulty, as all of these faults can cause overheating. Once you have excluded these then you can blame the water pump.

What is the weep hole for?

if you are talking about the weep hole in the water pump. that hole will let water out when the seals in the water go bad. that will tell you to get the water pump replaced.

Can a bad fuel filter cause a fuel pump to go out?

A plugged fuel filter can cause the pump to fail prematurely due to it having to work harder to pump the fuel through.

Will a water pump on a 1999 chev suburban leak intermittently?

Only if it's going bad. When the bearing and seal are starting to go bad the water pump will leak from the weep hole.

What causes the fuel pump to go out?

While fuel pumps can go bad with age, a common failure cause is letting the car run out of gas. The pump can go bad in just a few minutes if there is no gas flowing through it.

1989 Toyota Corolla SR5 sport coupe and it is leaking antifreeze under the bottom in front of the engine?

There are a few things that can cause a coolant leak but in your case it is probably the water pump. When a water pump starts to go bad it will leak coolant from the bottom.

Can a water pump go bad and the car not overheat?

yes and no. depends on what you mean by "bad" the bearings can go out in it but it will still move water keeping engine cool but making a heck of a racket.

How can you tell if a water pump gone bad in a 1998 Chevy Malibu?

thay usually leak at the bottom of pump out the releif hole. or if it is noisier than usual it can go bad.

Why does the pump and control box go on and off?

If you are speaking of a pump and control box for a well pump system, it goes on and off first of all normally. I assume you are speaking of it going on and off even without use of water ? If that is the case , you may have a waterlogged tank or a bad diaphragm in a fixed diaphragm tank. This would cause it to go on and off with use of water rapidly.If it goes on and off without use of water it is because there is water leaving the system , because of a leak in a plumbing fixture or a leak in the pipe from the house to the well, or the pipe in the well sitself. It could aslo be a bad check valve at the head of the submersible pump. Bottom line , get it corrected, before you burn out the pump or cause shorter life to it.

Can a water pump and thermostat go bad at the same time?

No they don't go bad at same time but any smart technician will replace both at same time.

What can cause a transmission in a 97 astro van to go out?

overheating? Low fluid level? Plugged filter? Bad pump?

What can cause a surging idle on a 1999 Ford Explorer 4L V6?

It is important to know the causes of problems in a vehicle. A surging idle can be cause by a bad o2 sensor, bad fuel pump, or a computer starting to go bad.

What causes gasoline to go bad?

There are many things that can cause gasoline to go bad. Time (decrease in volatility), oxidation, or water contamination are all culprits.

Why does the fuel pump go bad on 2003 Chevy Malibu?

The most common cause of a fuel pump going out is a restricked are stopped up FUEL FILTER. Nothing last forever.

How do I tell if my Auto's water pump is going bad?

Sometimes they'll emit a high pitched noise before they go bad. Is your engine running hot? Could be a bad thermostat.

What will happen if your pool pump freezes up?

If it freezes it can end up bursting and cause water to go into the ally way.

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