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i think my water pump has gone

i have a 1998 vito v230 petrol it has started to make a funny noise inthe engine bay abitt of a squeaking.and the temp goes up to about 90 then drops down again some water loss. do u no if the water pump can be changed without taking the engine out.is there any test i can do to see if it is the pump
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Do you know if it is loosing the water at the water pump? By the sound you say, it may be the bearings in the pump. 90 is not a big deal. 100+ is gettign up towards the danger zone though.

Best bet is to do a pressure test of the entire system.
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