110958Water Pump Failure at 106,000 miles...???
- Aug 1, 2008Folks,
just got back from the 105,000 mile service at 106,600. Technician
pointed out that I was almost completely out of coolant in the overflow
reservoir - they had just flushed the system and refilled it 8,000
miles ago. He said most likely the Water Pump is leaking somewhere and
needs to be replaced.
What is you guys' opinion? 2003 Prius, never any major problems. Could
they have done something wrong when they flushed the system last time
that would cause it to leak now? Or is it reasonable to believe the
Water Pump is kaput after over 100,000 miles? Any previous "known
Thank you in advance for any advice. As for now, the tech told me to
keep an eye on the reservoir - if it keeps dropping, have the pump
Stephan, in his 2003 Silver Strata Metallic '03 Prius at 106,600 miles
in hot and humid Rochester, MN
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