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      10-18-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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waterpump took the sh*ts last night

just last night i was driving home when the yellow overheating light appeared on the dash within a minute it turned red and reduced power. i quickly turned the next right and let the car roll into a safe parking spot. i knew immediately my car was in limpmode. i tried to turn it on and same problem. i waited 45 mins til i turned the car on and slowly drove home.

this morning when i woke up i was praying it wasnt my waterpump. when i went to the garage to start her up within seconds i heard the fan going full blast. i hooked in my laptop and the codes that came up were
2e81 and 2e82 (worst feeling ever) all night i was wishing i didnt see those codes and bamp what do you know. how do i determine if im in need of a thermostat aswell?

im out of warranty i bought the car at 92k bonestock since then done slight modifications sitting at 103k

Can anyone help me find a good price on a waterpump in the GTA and a reasonable mechanic that wont charge me as much a stealership. .. there goes my chargepipe/bov n meth kit
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      10-18-2012, 12:45 PM   #2
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Thermostat is usually OK, but I would change it anyway since its relatively cheap in comparison.
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thanks bud just talked to rmp and they gave me the best quote
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      10-18-2012, 01:20 PM   #5
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RMP's shop is awesome. If I still lived in canada I wouldn't have work done anywhere else.

The guy who owns it races... I think they're sponsors here too.
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Definitely change the thermostat, too. They can go bad with a "MAP cooling" code. You only have to pay the extra price of the thermostat since it's all apart to get to the waterpump anyway.
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Had exactly the same happen to me last week... same warning lights, same codes, everything.
A local independent shop here in the San Fran bay area pulled the codes and replaced the pump and thermostat.
Pump $532
Thermostat 120
Bolt kit 15
Coolant 23
Labor 394
sales tax 60

My car is an '07 model with low mileage - 38000 miles - so I was surprised/annoyed that the pump failed so early. The earliest I've ever had a car need a new water pump was at around 100000.
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