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#678867 - 07/07/12 08:07 PM What brand of Water pump?
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NAPA shows AISIN New, NBH New, Ultra-8 New, NPW New, NAPA Tru-Flow Reman. Prices range from 78-300 bucks for a timing kit.

My question is are there any brands to avoid?

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#678916 - 13/07/12 04:48 AM Re: What brand of Water pump? [Re: sierra77]
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I'd use none of the ones you mentioned.

Use OEM parts only, they are more expensive and cheaping out on that particular repair is not wise.


Edited by Nissan_MasterTech (13/07/12 08:16 PM)

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#679694 - 29/01/13 02:56 PM Re: What brand of Water pump? [Re: Nissan_MasterTech]
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I agree with Nissan_MasterTech. Why would you want to risk having the waterpump fail? Replacing it takes so much time and effort, it's just not worth it. On the other hand, I use Nissan parts for almost every job. I don't think you can beat the quality and reliability of Nissan parts.

There are one or two exceptions. For instance, for batteries, I use DieHard. And there are some parts that Nissan does not offer. As an example, on my 2003, I found that Nissan did not offer U-Joints. I bought Spicer, but in the end, I just decided to buy the whole driveshaft and replace it.

But in general, I prefer to buy everything from Nissan.

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