Hi there I had my water pump replaced just yestreday (and mechanic adedd to that also replacment of thermostat, thermostat housing, valve cover gasket, timing cover gasket, intake manifold set, intake manifold gasket set, and he said timing belt tensioner is bad also replaced that which all work came to $1100(at first he said it will be $500)
now today I started car and after 10 min. Batery lights comes on and after 1 hour I couldn't steer at all so I parked naturally and called mechanic while I was waiting I looked under hood and I saw my belt completely off (i;m guessing serpentine belt) and there is also part hanging inside next to radiator
which he said it;s tensioner that broke
now I want to know when he was chnaging water pump can be that he did something wrong to cause all of this or just coincidence?I never had any problems before with car but after he was repairing it I have also leak in radiator and now this
he said they never touched belt while doing work plz help me here
have the same problem?
Thursday, July 21st, 2011 AT 8:05 AM