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Old 12-13-2012, 04:12 PM
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There are pictures of a recently failed Bosch waterpump over here today:
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Originally Posted by Dilligaf-IA View Post
I replaced the entire cooling system back in May of this year. Drove the car daily since then, went on a couple good trips over the summer, and then I started having issues with it overheating last week. This was after winding it out through the gears one day, but nothing too radical, not like I redlined it or anything. The car started to overheat and I shut it down right away. After that I could drive it around for about 10 minutes or so and then it would heat up.

I pulled the Bosch water pump out today and the plastic impeller was broken and no longer turning with the shaft. It was still on the shaft at least, but no longer working. Now to see about getting my money back out of that pump. They have a 12 month warranty.

I just ordered the Hepu pump with the metal impeller. No more bosch pumps for me.


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