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Dave Nova, Buick Technician
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Engine got too hot because of the water pump failure.

Customer Question

Engine got too hot because of the water pump failure. Mechanic is recommending changing the engine throttle, timing belts along with water pump. total cost of repair is approx $4500. I need second opinion.
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: V6, 134500 miles
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I don't skills to fix myself. I've tried nothing. The car is with Mechanic.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Engine Oil spilled through the top cap, because engine was too hot.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Ron replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question,

What model is your Buick and what size engine do you have?