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    Angry water pump

    took the car to vaux and told them i was having to put water in the thing ( i only got i 6mths a go from a stealer it has only coverd 19000 miles) thay rang me and said the water pump was at falt so thay replaced it has any of you guys had this and should i be worried is it the start of more things to cum

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    what engine is it bud? 19000 is low miles for a pump to fail, but its like anything, some will go early others later. When components are mass produced i guess its only natural that some will be better than others. Hand built by robots huh? I wouldnt worry, enjoy driving her and keep up the regular maintainance.

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    there are bound to be a few parts in the bunch that fail early, these things happen.

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    its a 1.8 vvt thought these was the best

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    nah ian they are absolutely f*****g s**t awful cars, you should have got a 2.2 direct like mine,no problems what so ever.

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    Water pumps hard to change ??

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    0n the 1.8? just remove timing belt and undo the three pump retaining bolts tap with a rubber mallet to release it from the block then remove.hth.

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    water pump on a 1.8vvt is external and is easy to change..... there have been a few that have leaked early ........

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    wot ever marty thay r good untill u get ur hands on them and proper fxxk them like the little festa that you killed ha ha ha

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    and u say u love me.lol

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