Mechanics

CAN A WATER PUMP EXPLODE IN A CAUSING IT TO BREAK PIECES OFF THE BLOCK?

1993 Isuzu Rodeo • 150,000 miles

Water pump exploded and sent pieces flying into the block causeing pieces to break off the block. Is that even possible or could something else of caused that?
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Angie142
April 29, 2012.




Yes it can but it had to be in very bad shape and making a ton of noise.

Roy


ASEMaster6371
Apr 29, 2012.
Soo that would mean that the block is no good any longer right?


Tiny
Angie142
Apr 29, 2012.
If the block is damaged, yes

Roy


ASEMaster6371
Apr 29, 2012.
Even though the block is still water tight?
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Tiny
Angie142
Apr 29, 2012.
And thank you so much for your help!


Tiny
Angie142
Apr 29, 2012.
What aprt got damages and where is the broken parts located

Roy


ASEMaster6371
Apr 29, 2012.
BEHIND THE WATER PUMP WHERE IT MOUNTS TO THE BLOCK AND CHANNELS THE WATER.


Tiny
Angie142
Apr 30, 2012.
Here is a picture I can take more if needed


Tiny
Angie142
Apr 30, 2012.
Wow, that bearing was really bad. Did it make any noise?

It does not look like it compromised the block. It may be ok to use.

Roy


ASEMaster6371
Apr 30, 2012.

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