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Old 10-06-2012, 03:32 PM   #13
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
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Originally Posted by shahbaz99 View Post
I had a rattle from the front and it was also my water pump. Old one was plastic and the new one is metal so it a repair and upgrade as well. give it a try, doesn't hurt since you car is most likely due for a pump anyway.
I bought OEM with composite impeller. Not the best but OEM bearings supposedly last longer than aftermarket and since my bearings are the issue I thought id get the pump with strongest bearings.
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