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

1993 Isuzu Rodeo

Tiny

angie142

April, 29, 2012 AT 8:58 PM

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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9 Answers

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 29, 2012 AT 8:59 PM

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

Roy

Tiny

angie142

April, 29, 2012 AT 9:02 PM

Soo that would mean that the block is no good any longer right?

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 29, 2012 AT 9:03 PM

If the block is damaged, yes

Roy

Tiny

angie142

April, 29, 2012 AT 9:04 PM

Even though the block is still water tight?

Tiny

angie142

April, 29, 2012 AT 9:04 PM

And thank you so much for your help!

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 29, 2012 AT 9:25 PM

What aprt got damages and where is the broken parts located

Roy

Tiny

angie142

April, 30, 2012 AT 12:27 AM

BEHIND THE WATER PUMP WHERE IT MOUNTS TO THE BLOCK AND CHANNELS THE WATER.

Tiny

angie142

April, 30, 2012 AT 12:32 AM

Here is a picture I can take more if needed

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 30, 2012 AT 3:30 AM

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

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