Can a water pump explode in a 1993 Isuzu Rodeo causing it to break pieces off the block?

Tiny
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  • 1993 ISUZU RODEO
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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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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 8:58 PM

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

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 8:59 PM
Tiny
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Soo that would mean that the block is no good any longer right?
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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 9:02 PM
Tiny
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If the block is damaged, yes

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 9:03 PM
Tiny
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Even though the block is still water tight?
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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 9:04 PM
Tiny
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And thank you so much for your help!
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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 9:04 PM
Tiny
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What aprt got damages and where is the broken parts located

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Sunday, April 29th, 2012 AT 9:25 PM
Tiny
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BEHIND THE WATER PUMP WHERE IT MOUNTS TO THE BLOCK AND CHANNELS THE WATER.
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 12:27 AM
Tiny
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Here is a picture I can take more if needed
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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 12:32 AM
Tiny
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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.

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Monday, April 30th, 2012 AT 3:30 AM

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