What does the vacuum pump do? The vacuum pump helps create vacuum power needed to operate several systems on the vehicle. This includes systems such as brake? HVAC and much more. The vacuum pump is located at the back of the engine near the firewall. How do you know you need your vacuum pump replaced? Brake pedal is hard to press A hissing sound from engine compartment Heater controls do not operate properly How is the vacuum pump replaced by a mobile mechanic? The vacuum pump is tested The faulty vacuum pump is removed New vacuum pump is installed The brakes and HVAC system are tested for proper vacuum How important is having your vacuum pump replaced? If the vacuum pump fails you may not have proper operation of your brakes and therefore is unsafe.
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How it Works
Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
Book a Time
After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.