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ToughOne Water Pump - New

Part No. T7052 Warranty  

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Each Tough One water pump is engineered by an expert team to keep your cooling system in optimal running condition. Each pump is built to stringent OE specifications by an OE manufacturer and is 100% factory tested, so you are guaranteed the highest quality product. All pumps are boxed with tri-lingual instructions, application specific information sheets and necessary hardware to get the job done.

Product Features:
  • This pump is used on accessory belt driven applications
  • Used mostly on models equipped with a fan clutch
  • It is highly recommended that the fan clutch be replaced at the same time as the water pump
  • All gaskets or seals necessary for installation are supplied with pump
  • Durable housing features precisely-machined mounting surfaces for proper sealing
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By-Pass Quantity:2
Fan Clutch:Yes
Gasket Type:Paper Gaskets, Rubber O-ring
Heavy Duty Pump:No
Hub Diameter:5.85 in
Hub Height:6.57 in
Impeller Vane Quantity:7
Material:Aluminum
Mounting Hole Quantity:6
New Or Remanufactured:New
OE Number(s):12456113
Pilot Shaft Diameter/Thread Size:M30X1.5 mm
Pulley Type:Smooth Serpentine
Pump Flow:OE Equivalent
Rotation:Counterclockwise
Water Pump Drive Type:Accessory belt

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ToughOneWater Pump - New
 
4.3

(based on 90 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (48)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (70)
  • Durable (24)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Improves engine efficiency (3)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (13)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (52)
  • Everyday driving (46)
  • Performance driving (4)
  • Restoration (3)
  • Trucks (3)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Mechanic (7), Truck enthusiast (7), Auto enthusiast (6), Casual driver (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (35), Auto enthusiast (24), Mechanic (17), Truck enthusiast (13), Competitive driver (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

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Dealer wanted [$] to exchange it (he said his part has a LifeTime warranty) This one comes with a lifetime warranty and with my truck needing this one exchange in 170,000...Read complete review

Dealer wanted [$] to exchange it (he said his part has a LifeTime warranty) This one comes with a lifetime warranty and with my truck needing this one exchange in 170,000 miles... how much of a risk is it that I'll need to replace it again?Anyway, was a quick job, took about 1 1/2 hours to do, good time to change the lower hose and serpentine belt too. Check youtube for videos on how to do the job.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor quality

This was a warranty replacement for a pump purchased in 2012 that went bad after 20,000 miles. The first was absolutely OEM style but didnt last. This warranty replacement gives me even less...Read complete review

This was a warranty replacement for a pump purchased in 2012 that went bad after 20,000 miles. The first was absolutely OEM style but didnt last. This warranty replacement gives me even less confidence. It is not the same specification. The inspection cover on the back is pressed in not screwed on and the gaskets are not the OEM Oring type. Also there's no weep hole. The first one they sold me had all those features. Plus the casting itself is very rough compared to the first. Seems they may have switched to a cheaper vendor, and it shows.

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5.0

Tough One Water Pump Great Product

By C. S.

from Brookhaven, MS

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

    Replaced water pump, took care of the problem

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    4.0

    Happy with purchase

    By Nick the Greek

    from Westwood, ma

    About Me Casual Driver

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

      Installed easily. Solved leak

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      4.0

      Exact fit

      By Boss Hoss

      from Lubbock, TX

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

        Exact fit for 2004 5.3 liter Suburban. Quality appears comparable to OEM. Installation is a piece of cake.

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        5.0

        Water pump

        By Paul

        from Louisiana

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Level 2

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Performance Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

          Works as stated

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          1.0

          Poor quality

          By None

          from Dunnellon, fl

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Level 1

          Pros

          • None

          Cons

          • Not Up To Quality Of Orig

          Best Uses

          • Paperweight

          Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

          This was a warranty replacement for a pump purchased in 2012 that went bad after 20,000 miles. The first was absolutely OEM style but didnt last. This warranty replacement gives me even less confidence. It is not the same specification. The inspection cover on the back is pressed in not screwed on and the gaskets are not the OEM Oring type. Also there's no weep hole. The first one they sold me had all those features. Plus the casting itself is very rough compared to the first. Seems they may have switched to a cheaper vendor, and it shows.

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          5.0

          Good replacement, no more leakage

          By GM owner

          from Georgia

          Verified Buyer
          Level 1

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

              This pump was installed on my 2000 Sierra (5.3L) 2wks ago and so far no problems. The unit came with new gaskets and everything fit perfectly. I was able to reuse my old thermostat and now my cooling system is all good. Also, the thermostat that is compatible with this unit is the one that comes installed into its own housing assembly. Seems that GM may have installed various thermostats depending upon which engine you have. Nevertheless, this pump will mount perfectly to your GM truck but you may have to upgrade the thermostat.

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              4.0

              Water pump

              By C

              from Alpharetta ga

              About Me Auto Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Easy To Install

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

                Easy to install.

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                4.0

                Fits like a glove

                By got em right where we need em

                from Papillion Nebraska

                About Me Truck Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy Breezy
                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Replacement

                  Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

                  fit like a glove

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                  5.0

                  My husband said it was an easy install.

                  By Nurse Kelly

                  from N.C.

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 1

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Improves Engine Efficiency
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving

                    Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

                    My huscand and son installed the pump. It was an easy install. A good product

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                    3.0

                    I bought this

                    By Midnightman84

                    from Sugar Land TX

                    About Me Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Install
                    • Lightweight
                    • Yep Easy

                    Cons

                    • No Improvement In Performance
                    • Top Hose Tight Fit

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving
                    • Replacement

                    Comments about ToughOne Water Pump - New:

                    Everything was easy until I was putting on the last clamp on the top water hose and the original clamp would not fit past the intake module, inlet looked to be pressed in and to far to the left, but remedy was to go and buy and after market hose clamp.

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                    • Q:

                      I give up . does this have a weep hole - one person says yes and another said no. I've looked all over the pump and I can't find it ?
                      Asked on 8/17/2013 by Rick from Baltimore

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        This ToughOne Water Pump Water Pump - New - Part No. T7052 has a weep hole located in the fins on your vehicle. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 8/17/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      I noticed the remanufactured ones give a diameter, 1.88 or 2.05, does it matter with the new one?
                      Asked on 6/7/2013 by MamaE from Tallulah, LA

                      2 answers

                      • A:

                        This pump has a 2.05 diameter which is for the pre-2004 versions of the pump. So, this pump worked with the OE thermostat housing for my 2002 Suburban. This housing uses the O-ring that comes with the pump. The pump also comes with the thick paper gaskets that go between the pump and engine block. I used a thin coat of blue RTV on both sides of the paper gaskets.

                        Answered on 2/20/2014 by Irishbrewer from PA
                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        In order to assist you with this ToughOne or GMB Water Pump - New - Part No. 130-7340, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle and for any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 6/8/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Why do these pumps not have weep holes? What will happen to water that leaks past the seal? What then will be the early sign of failure?
                      Asked on 3/19/2013 by Dad from Charleston, SC

                      2 answers

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        The ToughOne or GMB New Water Pump - Part No. 130-7340 come with a bottom weep hole. To tell if a water pump is defective follow these steps: Check for shaft seal failure by carefully inspecting the water pump weep hole. When a water pump is new, some seepage is normal in the initial hours of operation as the seal seats. Other than that, any leakage that occurs is due to seal failure and the pump needs replacement. There may be tell tale trails of rust, calcium and coolant deposits on the water pump housing with the weep hole as the origin. Detect a worn water pump bearing by checking for side-to-side play at the shaft. There should be no perceptible play as you apply hand pressure to the shaft. Accelerated bearing wear is characterized by screeching or rumbling noises coming from the water pump housing. If any of these conditions exist, the bearing is worn out and the pump should be replaced. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                        Answered on 3/20/2013 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                      • A:

                        It has a weep hole look in the fins. its not in the normal location

                        Answered on 5/28/2013 by jg from nc
                    • Q:

                      Does the pump include all gaskets I need ?
                      Asked on 1/19/2012 by Anonymous

                      3 answers

                      • A:

                        Yes, it includes two paper gaskets for the pump to engine block and an O-ring and paper gasket for the thermostat housing (you just use one of the two). Also, use some RTV on both sides of the paper gasket.

                        Answered on 2/20/2014 by Irishbrewer from PA
                      • A:

                        The pump does contain paper-type gaskets where it mates up against the engine block and both an o-ring and a paper gasket for the thermostat housing. However, you only use one or the other at the housing per the included instructions.

                        Also, I think the other answer you received should have recommended replacement of the serpentine belt, not the timing belt.

                        Answered on 2/18/2014 by Irishbrewer from PA
                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        The New Water Pump from GMB includes the gasket. It is recommended to replace the timing belt while replacing the water pump.

                        Answered on 1/19/2012 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                    • Q:

                      which port is the heater inlet
                      Asked on 8/21/2011 by mark from USA

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        The larger pipe should be the heater inlet port.

                        Answered on 8/25/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                    • Q:

                      If I buy water pump #130-7340 which thermostate do I get #14948 or #14298
                      Asked on 8/20/2011 by Anonymous from Cragford AL. 36255

                      1 answer

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                        A:

                        This part does not include a thermostat.

                        Answered on 8/25/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                    • Q:

                      what is the warranty on this product?
                      Asked on 1/3/2011 by Anonymous

                      2 answers

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Limited Lifetime Replacement

                        Answered on 1/3/2011 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        This has a limited lifetime replacement warranty.

                        Answered on 1/3/2011 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                    • Q:

                      will I need gaskets, or do they come with the water pump?
                      Asked on 12/9/2010 by John from Centennial, CO

                      2 answers

                      • A:

                        This housing uses the O-ring that comes with the pump (and a paper gasket used in some installations). The pump also comes with the thick paper gaskets that go between the pump and engine block. I used a thin coat of blue RTV on both sides of the paper gaskets.

                        Answered on 2/20/2014 by Irishbrewer from PA
                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        This will come with the new replacement gasket

                        Answered on 12/9/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                    • Q:

                      how do I know when to replace the water pump of my truck, it leaks when the engine is turned off but when I turn it back on it stops leaking...
                      Asked on 11/28/2010 by Omar from houston TX

                      2 answers

                      • A:

                        It shouldn't leak when it is running or turned off. The leak could be coming from the gaskets or worn seals on the pump itself. Most people replace the pump and gaskets regardless of which case it is. The gaskets come with a new pump.

                        Answered on 2/20/2014 by Irishbrewer from PA
                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        With out the presence of your vehicle we would not be able to properly diagnose it nor provide you with a 100% answer. We would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not solve or be the problem.

                        Answered on 11/29/2010 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                    • Q:

                      my vehicle acts like it wants to die out wen i first start it takes a bit for it to warm up also been losing alot of antifreeze can this problem be from a water pump going out
                      Asked on 11/21/2010 by Anonymous from denver, Co

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        The vehicle dying out should not be caused by the water pump going out. Unfortunately we are unable to diagnose what is wrong with your vehicle without being able to be there with your vehicle. We highly recommend taking your vehicle to a reputable shop to have them take a look at it to determine the cause.

                        Answered on 11/22/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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