what kind of sound does the water pump make if it where broken?

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Asked by Aug 11, 2010 at 02:18 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If the fins are simply worn down it wont make any audible noise. If it has a bad bearing then you may hear a constant metallic dragging/rubbing noise or a high pitched whine. If the pump is driven by a serpatine belt, the belt may squeal as it drags over the non-moving pulley. If its timing belt driven you likely wont hear it and the belt wont squeal over it.

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oh ok, it is serpatine driven, so do you think that could of caused a little bit of vibration that i feel?

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